In Memoriam


Thomas Hannon

Thomas P.
, age 83 of Wyckoff, died peacefully on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. Born in New York City, Tom moved to Wyckoff in 1968.

He was employed by the Port Authority of NY/NJ for 35 years and retired in 1985 as Operations Director for the World Trade Center. In his later career he was employed by the Paramus Board of Education.

Tom was involved in many community activities including the Shade Tree Commission and served as Bailiff for the Township Court. He received the William E. Boye, Jr. Humanitarian Award presented by the Wyckoff Family YMCA in 2005. Tom served on the Wyckoff Volunteer Fire Dept. since 1971 and was President of the Association of Protection Fire Company #1. He was very involved in the Advent Lutheran Church.

Surviving is his loving wife of 46 years, Gaye A. (nee Kohan), and his devoted daughter, Kyle Bickford. Tom is also survived by his adoring grandsons, Cole, Drew and Grant and his nephews James and George Hannon. Tom was pre-deceased by his son Dana Rey Hannon in 2001.

The Hannon family will receive friends on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, 5-8 PM at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home, 257 Godwin Avenue, Wyckoff, NJ. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to The Bergen County Firemen's Home Association, c/o Jeff Parma, 277 Harriot Avenue, Harrington Park, NJ 07640.

Vander Plaat Funeral Home
257 Godwin Avenue Wyckoff, NJ 07481
(201) 891-3400

Published in The Record/Herald News on Sept. 18, 2014

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