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Thomas J. Metera


Thomas J. Metera, 61, passed away Thursday, July 12, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 19, 1957 and was a graduate of Elyria Catholic class of 1975.

He enjoyed spending time with his friends and family and was an incredible artist. He was an avid Camaro aficionado and owned vintage 67, 69 and 73 models and enjoyed sharing them at numerous car shows.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Tammara (Zimmerman) Metera; daughter, Arianne Metera; son-in-law, Zeke Overy; son, Brian Metera (Jenn Metera); beloved granddaughter, Taylor Metera and niece, Jan Opliger.

He was preceded in death by his son, Jason T. Metera; mother, Mary L. Metera; father, Henry Metera and sister, Rita (cookie) Metera Garvin.

A private memorial gathering will be held at a later date per his wishes cremation has taken place.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to The American Cancer Society.

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