Tom was employed from 1990-2012 in the maintenance department of Elyria Catholic High School. He enjoyed fishing. Tom attended Southview High School and was a member of the Class of 1982.
Surviving is his wife of 21 years, Brenda K. (Jackson) Schoonmaker; daughter, Sarah Schoonmaker, at home; and his mother, Carol A. (Kero) Schoonmaker of Lorain.
He was preceded in death by his infant daughter, Ericka Jackson; and his father, Roger Schoonmaker.
There will be a 6 P.M. Memorial Service Thursday, July 11, 2013, at the Salvation Army, 2506 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Friends will be received one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Schoonmaker family via the Andras Crematory and Funeral Home Alternatives, 3900 Broadway Avenue, Lorain, OH 44052.