He married the love of his life, Anita Mae Brockway, on March 25th, 1950. Thomas enjoyed many years working with and educating children as an elementary school teacher in the North Syracuse Central School District. Thomas also passionately served in different capacities, including President and Vice
He is survived by his sister Sally Hirschy McMahan and her husband Ross McMahan; his daughter Susan Hirschy Grubbs; nieces and nephews; and granddaughter Camille (Grubbs) Spry and her husband Sean Spry.
A grave side burial service will celebrate Thomas’s life in spring 2017. Special thanks to the staff at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Syracuse, NY and the staff at The Manor at Seneca Hill in Oswego, NY.