THOMAS J. SR., age 74, on June 20, 2011. Loving husband of Joan S. (nee Smykal). Loving father of Tom J. Jr. (Angela), Leo (Melinda), Melissa Fluehr (Michael), Joan (David) Rybas and Michael (Susan). He is also survived by his loving grandchildren Tom Holt III (Adriana), Eric Holt (Christine), Angela Holt, Phillip Holt, Joan Catherine Rybas, Christian Holt, David Rybas Jr., Melissa Fluehr, Madalyn Fluehr, Michael Fluehr Jr., Joseph Rybas, Molly Fluehr, Michael Holt Jr., Catherine Holt and Connor Holt. Tom also adored his 4 great grandchildren Eric Holt Jr., Gillian Holt, Gemma Holt and newest great grand-child Thomas Joseph Holt IV. Tom is also survived by his loving brother Leo Jr. (Patricia) of Boca Raton, FL and Edna White (widow of the late Judge Thomas A. White) of Phila. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Dear brother-in-law of Jack Smykal, Mary (Bob) Bruce, and Roseann and Bernard Gallagher.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Viewing on Thursday evening, June 23rd 6 P.M. to 10 P.M. at the Chapel of Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit at Holy Ghost Preparatory High School, 2429 Bristol Pike, Bensalem, PA 19020. There will be another Viewing on Friday June 24th at St. Katherine of Siena Church, 9700 Frankford Ave. (at Primrose Road), Phila., PA 19114 from 9 A.M. until 12 Noon, followed by his Concelebrated Funeral Mass 12 Noon. Entombment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Tom Holt Memorial Cancer Fund, The Jackson Laboratory, 600 Main St., Bar Harbor, Maine 04609 (www.jax.org) 1-800-474-9880 Attn: Joanne Bean, Senior Director or to The Thomas Jefferson University Urology Research and Training Fund, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 925 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. (www.jeff.edu/jeffgiving) 1-877-533-3443 Attn: Stephen Smith, Vice President. Please Do Not Send Flowers Thursday Evening - They May Be Sent Friday By 8 A.M. to St. Katherine of Siena Church.
THE EDWARD J. PETNER FUNERAL HOME 215-338-1466