Thomas J. Slane

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Thomas J. Slane, 89, formerly of Phoenix Park, passed away Oct. 5 at his home in Oceanside, California.

Tom was a son of the late Joseph and Mary Slane, Phoenix Park. He was born in Pottsville and graduated from St. Patrick High School, Pottsville.

He enlisted in the Marines in 1946, serving in Korea, Vietnam and also on the carrier USS Midway, before retiring in 1967.

In addition to his parents, Tom was preceded in death by a brother, Jim.

He is survived by his wife, Rebecca, Oceanside, Calif.; brother, Paul and wife, Barbara, Breinigsville; sister, Jocelynn and husband, Dominic, Laurel, Md.; nieces and nephews.

Interment will be at Mission San Luis Rey de Francia, Oceanside, Calif.

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Published in Republican & Herald on Oct. 12, 2018