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Thomas A. Thornton
October 18, 1951 ~ October 6, 2023 (age 71) 71 Years Old
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Thomas A. Thornton, 71, of Harrisburg, passed away Friday, October 6, 2023.
Born October 18, 1951 in Canon City, Colorado, he was a son of the late James C. and Mary L. (Strong) Thornton.
Tom was a retired business executive and attended Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, Harrisburg.
Surviving are his children Amanda N. Pesh (Shawn) and Adam T. Thornton (Brittany); grandchildren Chloe Jo Pesh, Stella Jo Pesh and Wednesday Thornton; sisters Rosemary Scott (Randy) and Patricia Thornton Keil (Jon); brother James G. Thornton (Gina); all of his loving “friends” and Tom’s four-legged friend and companion Wilbur Thornton (retired VP of Happiness).
A gathering to celebrate and honor Tom’s life will be held in the future. Check here for service updates.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 Saint Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.
At Tom’s request: No sad faces! He enjoyed a great life. Remember that people pass away but love never dies. Be happy Tom is at home with Jesus.