Thomas L. Prowse
1939 - 2019
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Thomas L. Prowse

- - Thomas L. Prowse, age 80, passed away March 17, 2019. He was born in 1939 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, son of the late Mary and Thomas Prowse. He graduated from Cody High School in Detroit, class of 1957. Following high school and college, Tom graduated from Wayne State school of Law. He began his professional career as prosecuting Attorney in Crystal Falls, Michigan. After his time in Crystal Falls, Tom spent the remainder of his career with the Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission prior to his retirement. He is survived by his cousins: Anne (Rob) Musial, Robert (Cindy) Lile, Jean Prowse and several other cousins. Tom was preceded in death by his parents and many aunts and uncles. Visitation was held on Wednesday, March 20 from 10:00AM until the time of the funeral service at 12:00PM at PHILLIPS FUNERAL HOME, 122 West Lake Street, South Lyon. Memorial donations may be made to Fort Street Open Door, 631 West Fort Street, Detroit, MI 48226.

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Published in Hometown Weekly Newspapers on Mar. 21, 2019.
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July 30, 2019
I vividly recall Tom. In our 1st year of law school he was number one in the class; he was at the absolute top of the class. He was a scholar and a total class act, humble. he never let on that he was the top student. If I recall correctly he did not elect to join law review.
john tirone
March 21, 2019
Jean Prowse found this photo and wanted to share
Curt Gillaspie (jean's son)
March 19, 2019
Thanks to Jean for letting us know about tom's passing. Many years since I last saw him. I am same age.
Betty jo Prowse Bradfield
March 19, 2019
Betty Prowse,Bradfield
March 18, 2019
I'd like for everyone to know that i'm SO glad I knew Tom Prowse! His father, Thomas Lee Prowse is buried in Prowse Cemetery, Prowse Farm has been in same family since early 1800's, Had Tom's dad not died before baby Tom was born mother Mary would not have moved to MI, worked at GM for 30 yrs to raise baby Tom.
Jean Prowse
March 18, 2019
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
March 18, 2019
As the family moves forward, may God's continual comfort be with you all. John 3:16.
March 18, 2019
My condolences to the family . May you find comfort in your treasured memories and promise to return your loved ones who passed away in death . 1 Thessalonians 4 : 13 14
Earnie Ray
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