Aumsville – Thomas,
87, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, May 19, 2010
in Aumsville. He was born in Philadelphia, PA. Thomas lived most
of his adult life in San Diego and moved to Aumsville in 2009. He
served in the US Navy during WWII, and was in 5 major invasions,
including Iwo Jima and Okinowa, while serving on the destroyer 553
– Henley. Thomas was a plumbing contractor for 60 years. He
coached football, basketball & baseball in parochial and
little leagues. Thomas enjoyed waterskiing, walking, jogging,
swimming and going to baseball games. Thomas always had a smile
and a great sense of humor, we will miss you Dad. He was a member
of St. Boniface Catholic Church in Sublimity.
Thomas is survived by
Daughter: Rita Devlin of San Diego, CA.; Sons: Michael Devlin of
San Diego, CA., Charles Devlin of El Cajon, CA., and Sean Devlin
of Aumsville; 5 – Grandchildren and 2 –
Graveside services will
be Friday, June 18, 2010 at 11:00 AM at Willamette National
Cemetery in Portland, OR. In lieu of flowers contributions may be
made to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in San Diego, CA.
Serving the family North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.