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Thomas P. McGrory Sr.

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Thomas P. McGrory Sr. Obituary
Thomas P. McGrory, Sr.

AGE: 82 • Newark

Age 82, of Bear, DE, passed away peacefully at Christiana Hospital on Wednesday, January 6, 2016.

Born in Wilmington, Tom was the son of the late William and Catherine (Ahrens) McGrory. He attended Christ Our King Grade School and was a 1951 graduate of Salesianum School. He served his country proudly in the U.S. Marine Corps in the Korean War where he earned a Purple Heart. Afterward, he worked as an insurance salesman, retired, moved on to other independent ventures such as World Famous Miniature Arts and JCT Assoc., and finished his working days as a school bus driver. He was a member of the VFW Post 475.

Tom is survived by his seven children along with 13 grandchildren, his sister, Catherine Casey, and many loving nieces and nephews.

Friends and family are invited to visitation on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 from 6 to 8 PM at Mealey Funeral Home, 2509 Limestone Road, Wilmington where funeral services will commence at 7 PM. Burial at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Shiners Hospital for Children, 3551 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140. (302) 652-5913

Published in The News Journal from Jan. 10 to Jan. 12, 2016
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