Obituary of Thomas W. Small
Thomas W. Small
Thomas W., born April 21, 1928 of Pearl River, NY died in his home of natural causes on March 9, 2021.
Thomas, son of Thomas and Anna Small of Brooklyn, NY is survived by his wife Catherine Minogue of 64years and his children Thomas Small, Maureen Grover (Steve), Claire Drootin (Tony), Patrick Small and Amy Doyle. Also surviving are grandchildren Anna, Thomas ( Alyxandra) , Daniel, Rebecca, Michael, Stephen, Samantha and Kristen and great granddaughter Delaney.
Thomas served in the military from September 1946 to December 1947. He had a successful career in the aviation insurance industry spanning 40 years, most notably as Vice President at Johnson & Higgins until his retirement in 1993. After retirement, Thomas became involved in the soup kitchen and homeless ministry at Church of the Presentation in Upper Saddle River, NJ.
The funeral service will be held Monday March 15, 2021 at 11:15am at Church of the Presentation, Upper Saddle River, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation to either: Nova – Hope for Haiti, 176 Palisade Avenue, Emerson, NJhttps://www.novahope.org/donation-center/or Jawonio (Sunrise Court), 260 N Little Tor Road, New City, NY 10956 https://jawonio.org/get-involved/donate/.
Although the family will have a funeral, they advise friends to consider COVID when making their decision to attend.
34 N. Summit St.
Pearl River, NY 10965
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