Thomas Lynn Tomjack

May 19, 1945 - June 3, 2017
Thomas Lynn Tomjack


Thomas Lynn Tomjack, age 72, of Wilmington, passed away Saturday, June 3, 2017, at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice.

He was born in Denver, CO. on May 19, 1945, the son of Maurice Edward Tomjack and Kathleen Marie Ronan Tomjack.

Thomas Tomjack was a loving son, brother, husband, father, uncle and grandfather. A people person, he was a true friend to many. The thing he loved most was spending time with his family and grandchildren. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, farming, and playing poker. He was a patriot that had a love for his country. He had a faith that guided him throughout his life. He will be missed by all that he knew, but remembered always with stories and memories of love.

Thomas served his country with honor and distinction for six years, as a Staff Sergeant, in the United States Marine Corps, with two tours of duty in Vietnam.

He is survived by his wife Karen, their three sons, Thomas, Jr., Scott, and Michael and his wife, Ann, with their two grandchildren, Samantha and Griffin; his mother Kathleen Tomjack, his sister Marcene and David Dickes, his brother Dan and Cheryl Tomjack, and his thirteen nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his father Maurice Tomjack and brother Lynn Tomjack.

The family will receive friends at a visitation to be held from 6:00 PM till 8:00 PM on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at the Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

A Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at the Basilica Shrine of St. Mary, 412 Ann St, Wilmington, NC 28401.

A presentation of Military Honors will be rendered in recognition of Thomas’s honorable and faithful service to his country.

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Service

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
10:00 AM

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412 Ann St
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 762-5491

Visitation

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
6:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Wilmington Funeral Chapel - Directions
1535 South 41st Street
Wilmington, NC 28403
910-791-9099

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  • June 06, 2017
    Donna Wagner says:
    Karen & family, Marcene & family & Dan & family - we are so sorry to hear of Tom's passing. May you all find peace in all the wonderful memories you have of Tom. You all are all in our thoughts & prayers. Steve & Donna Wagner

  • August 22, 2017
    Micheal Mills says:
    Tom as a fellow serviceman you will be missed because we were an elite group during our time in service. It was an honor and privilege to get to play card and have such good times during the time we shared together. RIP

  • June 09, 2017
    Lona Nonni says:
    Dear Karen and family, I am so sorry to hear about Tom's passing. I only met him once but always heard what a "great guy" he was. I can't imagine what you're going through right now but I hope and pray that all the good memories of your time together will help you through this difficult time. With love and prayers, Lona

  • June 07, 2017
    Kristina says:
    I'm sorry to regurgitate my Facebook post, but I don't think I could say it any different or better. I loved Tom, and will always hold him close to my heart.... What I remember most? When I first started playing poker, Thomas Tomjack, Jr and Tom, Sr. were the kindest. They were welcoming when other people weren't. Tom, Sr. would let me sit behind him and look at his cards when I wasn't playing. He explained why he made the moves that he did. He always had welcomed and gentle advice for me. He had the best smile, the best laugh, and the best hugs. I've always felt loved for who I am around Tom, Sr. and Jr. They both sparked my everlasting interest in poker, and I'm so grateful. But, besides all that, I'm so grateful for Tom, Sr's spirit and I'm so sad that I didn't get to say goodbye and let him know how much he meant to me. So, I'm putting it out here on Facebook, to say a resounding Thank You, and I Love You. I am sad, but I am grateful. I love you.

  • June 07, 2017
    Micheal Mills says:
    I'm gonna really miss Mr. Tomjack because he was a fellow soldier like myself that served his country with honor and pride, also he was a good friend that touched a lot of lives. My prayers are with all his family and relatives. RIP Tomjack