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Thomas Gannon

Thomas Joseph Gannon Jr.

Tuesday, May 11th, 1943 - Tuesday, January 26th, 2021
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Obituary

Thomas J. Gannon, Jr., 77, passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at his home in Mechanicsburg.

Born on May 11, 1943 in Altoona, PA, he was the son of the late Thomas and Beryl (Stephens) Gannon.

Thomas was a member of the U.S. Air Force from 1962 to 1970, serving as a medic and ophthalmic surgery technician. Following his time in service, he worked with Gwillim Opticians, and the Eye Associates of Lancaster. Thomas was a member of the Church of the Good Shepard in Camp Hill. Thomas was an active volunteer in Cub Pack 51, Camp Hill Little League, and the Dauphin County Association for Retarded Citizens.

He is survived by his wife Margaret “Peg” (Bumbaugh) Gannon; three sons, Andrew “Andy” Gannon of Duncannon, Brian Gannon and his wife Nicole, of New Cumberland, and Patrick Gannon and his wife Judy, of Suwanee, GA; five grandchildren: Erin, Moira, Patrick, Nathaniel, and Benjamin; and two brothers, Richard Gannon and his wife Shirley, of St. Louis, MO, and Michael Gannon and his wife Catherine, of Mechanicsburg.

Thomas was preceded in death by his sister Eileen Malloy.

A mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 in the Church of the Good Shepherd, 3435 E. Trindle Rd., Camp Hill, with Rev. Neil S. Sullivan as Celebrant. A visitation with Tom’s family will be held in the church on Tuesday from 10:30 A.M. until the time of the mass. A graveside service with military honors will be held immediately following the mass at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 2595 Interstate Dr, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110; https://www.alz.org/pa.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021 | 10:30am - 11:00am
    When
    Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021 10:30am - 11:00am
    Location
    Church of the Good Shepherd
    Address
    3435 Trindle Rd.
    CAMP HILL, PA 17011
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  • Service

    Location
    Church of the Good Shepherd
    Address
    3435 Trindle Rd.
    CAMP HILL, PA 17011
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Neil S. Sullivan
  • Interment

    Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021 | 1:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021 1:00pm
    Location
    Indiantown Gap National Cemetery
    Address
    Indiantown Gap Rd.
    ANNVILLE, PA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    Burial will be held with military honors.

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