Surrounded by his loving family at home, on March 26, 2020, at age 78. Of Bridgeton. Formerly of Gloucester City and Mantua. Loving husband of 57 years to Veronica Ann Arrera (nee Miller). Loving father of Thomas R. Arrera, Jr. (Debra), Mark Arrera (Diane), Kelli Weinhardt, Michele Fowler (Ed), Denise Scinlari (Nick) and Pauleen Arrera. Cherished grandfather of Robert, Daniel, Cate, Regina, George, Dallas, Cheyenne, Ashley, Sophia, Nicole, Zack and Beltain and great-grandfather of Bella, Olivia, Luke, Nora, Thomas, Jaxon and Charles. One of 10 children, Thomas is survived by 2 brothers and 2 sisters. Also survived by his good friend, Joseph Cappuccio and many nieces and nephews.
Thomas was a talented drummer and skilled woodworker, wood burner and all around Mr. Fix-It.
Relatives and Friends are invited to his visitation on Saturday, October 3, 2020 from 10:45-11:45 AM at St. Mary's R.C. Church, 426 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City, where his Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12 Noon.
In lieu of flowers to the family, donations may be made to Msgr. Lucitt’s Needy Children’s Fund, P.O. Box 87, Gloucester City, NJ 08030. Please memo, Thomas R. Arrera, Sr.
Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Thomas R. Arrera, Sr. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Ph:856-456-1142