Thomas Tomossonie Sr.

Jan. 10, 1944 - Dec. 30, 2013

       Thomas Tomossonie Sr., a lifelong Sag Harbor resident, died on Dec. 30 at Southampton Hospital. He was 69 and had been ill for some time, his family said.

       Mr. Tomossonie had worked for the Southampton Town Sanitation Department, at the Sag Harbor transfer station, retiring after 21 years.

       A son of John Tomossonie and the former Bernice Galanti, he was born on Jan. 10, 1944, at Southampton Hospital and grew up in Sag Harbor, where he graduated from Pierson High School.

       Mr. Tomossonie is survived by his wife, the former Catherine Atkinson, and two children, Thomas Tomossonie Jr. and Dennis Tomossonie, both of Sag Harbor. A sister, Margie Tomossonie, also of Sag Harbor, a brother, John Tomossonie of East Moriches, and one grandchild also survive.

       A wake was held at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in Sag Harbor on Jan. 9. A graveside service took place the following day at St. Andrew’s Cemetery in Sag Harbor, the Rev. Peter Devaraj presiding.

       Memorial contributions have been suggested to the Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corps, P.O. Box 2725, Sag Harbor 11963.


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