He was employed at Jubilee Catering for over 25 years. He enjoyed cooking, playing cards, and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his children, Claudia (Bernie) Kozak, Thomas G. Jr. (Betty), Scott, Frank, Bryan (Becky), Donna Rutherford, Andrew (Rita), and Jason (Renee); grandchildren, Michael, Crystal, Emily, Tamara, Cameron, Matthew, Anthony, Jessica, Adam, Lauren, Noah, and Samantha; and nine great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley (nee Kaiser); son in law, Dale Rutherford; brothers, Robert and Henry; and sister, Joanne.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, May 8, 2013 from 4 to 8 P.M., at the Misencik Funeral Home, 36363 Detroit Rd., Avon, where service will be at 10 A.M., Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the funeral home. Interment will be at Resthaven Memory Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to New Life Hospice, 3500 Kolbe Rd., Lorain, OH 44053.