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Thomas A. Major

Waldwick - Thomas A. Major, 83, of Waldwick, passed away on Monday, September 21, 2020. Born in Brooklyn, NY, Thomas lived in Queens, NY before moving to Waldwick 43 years ago.

Thomas was Vice President for Thomas Miller, Ltd., in Jersey City until he retired in 2000. He was a parishioner of the Church of the Nativity in Midland Park.

Thomas is survived by his loving wife Ruth, his children, Thomas, Philip, Victoria Scire-Banchitta and Steven, 21 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother Edward Major. Thomas was predeceased by his son Kenneth in 2008 and his grandson Kenneth in 2014.

Visiting hours are 2 - 5pm on Sunday at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home,, 257 Godwin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10:00am on Monday at the Church of the Nativity, 340 Prospect St., Midland Park, NJ 07432. Burial will follow at the Maryrest Cemetery in Mahwah.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Thomas's memory can be made to the St. Jude's Tribute Program, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Tunnel to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10306.

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Published in The Record/Herald News from Sep. 22 to Sep. 24, 2020.
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September 27, 2020
My Uncle Tom was one of a kind. I totally agree with Adam , that was spot on. Uncle Tom also loved sharing what he was passionate about , his family , his life experiences, his hobbies and war movies to name a few. He loved your company and could not sit still unless he thought you had everything you needed. He was a prankster like his brother , with that twinkle in his eye. Sharp mind and a warm heart. I loved getting to visit him and Aunt Ruth and just hanging out, or goofing around in the grocery store with U Tom. We laughed so hard at each other. We miss you but know that we will see you again. Love to all our family.
Linda ( Major) Pierson
September 27, 2020
Tom had the greatest sense of humor! I’d to get a kick out of his ‘Gotcha!” guffaw after he’d tell an outrageously funny and unbelievable story. Oh we’d laugh so many times. He appreciated good times yet he was serious about minding good for his family, church and community. Tom and his dear Ruth always made us feel like family through the years. Tom will be missed by many. There’s a sure void felt without him. – Love and Condolences to all of the family. Andrea and Perry
Andrea Mistretta Quaranta
September 25, 2020
I will always remember Uncle Tommy’s witty humor, kind heart, and enthusiasm and genuine interest in anything you wanted to talk about. Thoughts and prayers with his family and all the people in his life.
Adam Peschong
September 25, 2020
Uncle Tommy had such a big personality, and he had just as big a heart. He was always so positive and upbeat, and was a very generous soul. He was always so welcoming. He had a great sense of humor and shared that with everyone. We are all better off from having Uncle Tommy in our lives.
Sending our deepest condolences to Aunt Ruth and family.
Dan, Mary and Ryan Peschong
September 23, 2020
So sorry to see that our uncle has passed. Even though Uncle Tom wasn’t related to us, we always saw him and Aunt Ruth as family. We are confident that Uncle Tom is with all our loved ones gone too soon. God bless and God speed Uncle Tom.
Mike and Mary Amato
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