Thomas C. DeWees

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Thomas Charles DeWees, 67, of Thurmont, formerly of Carroll County, died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012.

Born Sept. 23, 1944, in Baltimore, he ws the son of the late Harry and Ruth Jahnigen DeWees. He was the husband of Joan DeWees, his wife of 38 years.

He was raised in Elkridge. He had served in the Army and was a decorated Vietnam Veteran. After his service to his country, he worked as a superintendent for Blair & Sons at John Hopkins Hospital, retiring in 2009.

He enjoyed fishing, camping, traveling, playing cards and spending time with his family. He also enjoyed sports and was a dedicated fan of the Baltimore Ravens and the Baltimore Orioles.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are daughters Kathy Albertini and husband Mark, and Kim Reich and husband Mike, all of Littlestown, Pa.; sons Michael Mueller and wife Stephanie, and Jim DeWees and wife Heather, all of Westminster, David DeWees and wife Shannon, of Thurmont, and Kevin DeWees and wife Angel of Hanover, Pa.; sister Karen Quade and husband David, of Fort Collins, Colo.; brother and sister-in-law Jim Radar and wife Nancy, of Baltimore; 17 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces.

He was predeceased by his mother and father-in-law, George and Mary Radar; a sister-in-law, Patricia Pueltz; and a brother-in-law, George Radar.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Fletcher Funeral & Cremation Services, 254 E. Main St., Westminster.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at St. John Catholic Church, 43 Monroe St., Westminster, with the Rev. J. Garcia officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to St. Catherine's Nursing Center, 331 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg, MD 21727.

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Published in Carroll County Times from Sept. 20 to Sept. 21, 2012
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