Thomas J. Post Sr., 90, of Richmond Twp, passed away on Sunday evening, July 7, 2019, surrounded by his loving family at his home.
Born October 21, 1928 in Jackson, Schuylkill County, he was the son of the late John and Florence (Lawler) Post. He and his wife of 60 years, Marion A. (Belfiore) Post, were married on September 14, 1958 in Shenandoah.
Thomas served his country honorably and faithfully as a member of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard during the Korean War.
Thomas worked for 26 years at Goodyear. Hired as the 2nd employee at his location, he held various positions, retiring as a floor supervisor. Thomas was a member of the Elks Lodge #1533, Frackville, and the Shenandoah Moose Lodge #2176. He was a 1949 graduate of Shenandoah Catholic High School.
Tom served as a member of a prison ministry counseling prisoners and was a ham radio operator. He loved camping, fishing, classical music, photography and was accomplished in archery.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Marion, are his children, Thomas J. Post Jr., husband of Barbara (Preston) Post, Richmond Twp, Cheryl Ann Post, Philadelphia, and John T. Post, Richmond Twp. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Nathan, Maggie, Joshua and Kristin and his great-grandchildren, Rylan, Jaxon and Gracelyn.
Along with his parents, Thomas was preceded in death by his brother, Leo Post.
Funeral Services for Thomas will be held on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 11:00 am at Grabowski Funeral Home, 75 Memorial Drive, Schuylkill Haven, PA. A viewing will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 am at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Schuylkill Memorial Park.
Walbert Funeral Home & Cremation Services, PC, Fleetwood, is honored to be caring for Thomas and his family. Online condolences may be offered at WalbertFuneralHome.com.
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