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In Memory of
Thomas B. Mon

Born: April 20, 1932 - Died: November 27, 2013


Thomas B. Mon of Berkeley Heights, NJ passed away at Overlook Medical Center, Summit, on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at the age of 81.

The visitation will be held at Paul Ippolito Berkeley Memorial, 646 Springfield Ave., Berkeley Hts., NJ on Thursday, Dec. 5th, from 4-8 PM. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Friday, Dec. 6th, at 10 AM followed by the interment at Fairview Cemetery, Westfield. For directions or to send condolences please visit www.ippolitofuneralhomes.com

Thomas was born in Newark, NJ and lived in New York City before moving to Berkeley Heights 56 years ago. He was a graduate of Newark College of Engineering and worked as a Civil Engineer for the Port Authority of NY/NJ for 35 years before retiring in 1992.

Thomas was the beloved husband for 56 years of Sarah (nee Tom). Loving father of Stephanie Schneider and her husband, Eric, of Summit and Thomas J. Mon of Berkeley Heights. Dear brother of Henry (Maizie) Mon of California and Jack Mon of Gillette. He is also survived by his two cherished grandsons.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in his name to Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad, PO Box 117, Berkeley Hts., NJ 07922 or to Old First Church, 820 Broad St., Newark, NJ 07102.
 


Funeral Home - Map
Paul Ippolito Berkeley Memorial
646 Springfield Ave.
Berkeley Heights, NJ US 07922
 

Visitation
Thursday, December 5, 2013
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Service at Funeral Home
Friday, December 6, 2013
10:00 AM

Cemetery - Map
Fairview Cemetery
1100 East Broad St.
Westfield, NJ US

Friday, December 6, 2013
11:00 AM


When Tom was the Manager of the PABT I used to sneak away every so often to have breakfast with him at the Bus Terminal.  Tom would always manage to get away from work to meet a few of us from the WTC in Chinatown at least a few times a year.  Tom was always a big kid at heart thatís why we all got along so well.

After Tom retired a group of us used to meet once a year to celebrate Toms birthday in his home town at a local restaurant.  We did this every year until a few years ago when Tom could no longer move from his home.  My last memory of Tom was about a year or so ago myself and John Korek went to visit him at his home. 

It was heartbreaking, Tom was always a very strong and vibrant man his whole life, he loved life and there he was a shell of the man who was my friend.  I cried after that day, I knew he would pass soon my heart broke to see him this way and his wife Sarah was so brave, she took care of Tom for many years in his debilitated condition.  She refused to put Tom in a nursing home, he was a very proud man, I will surely miss Tom.  I have such good memories of Tom going back more years than I care to remember. 
Rest In Peace.........Joe SanSevero

 

 

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