Thomas J. Woodford, Sr., 85, was a faithful husband who had buried the love of his life, Florence Woodford, simply 4 days earlier than he handed on March 4, 2022. He and Florence have been married simply over 60 years.
Woodford was born in Brooklyn in 1937, and a graduate of Our Woman of Perpetual Assist and William E. Grady Excessive Faculty the place he studied cupboard making.
After commencement, he enlisted in the US Marine Corps serving stateside, Okinawa, Japan and the Philippines from 1955 by 1958 reaching the rank of Sergeant.
After being discharged, Tom was employed as a cupboard maker in DC926 for a number of years earlier than changing into an Ironworker with Native 40 NYC. After leaving Ironworking, he joined Native 5 Boilermakers and was employed by the NY Metropolis Dept. of Sanitation as a Blacksmith/Welder retiring after 25 years in 2002.
Throughout his Native 40 years, he labored on many skyscrapers all through New York Metropolis together with the World Commerce Middle which he labored alongside his three brothers and their father. Years later whereas within the Dept. of Sanitation, he assisted on the landfill after the assaults of 9/11.
It gave him nice delight when his grandson, Keith Woodford, joined Native 40 and was part of the rebuilding of the Freedom Tower, which made it three generations of Woodford’s at that website.
Throughout his work profession, Woodford additionally attended and graduated from the School of Staten Island. He and Florence have been co-founders of Advocates for Providers for the Blind Multihandicapped, opening the primary group dwelling in 1989. He has labored diligently to supply a top quality of life for his daughter Kim, in addition to for all younger individuals with a number of disabilities.
He additionally helped household, mates and St. Rita’s Church and college repair any issues or make cupboards and shelving each time wanted. In earlier years, he additionally taught woodworking to youngsters and adults on the Goodhue Middle.
Thomas Joseph Cummings, 93, who served as a Marine within the Korean Battle, labored 38 years for the NY Phone Co. and 10 years on the NY Board of Schooling, and who was a third diploma member of the Knights of Columbus Council #1675, The American Legion Submit 126, Marine Corps League, and a constitution member of the South Shore Swim Membership, died March 5, 2022.
Allen P. Trembone, beloved husband, father, brother, Curtis Highschool graduate and retiree of Division of Sanitation, all the time making individuals snicker and clowning round, has handed away peacefully on March 6, 2022. He might be deeply missed by all that knew him! Visiting Hours are Thursday from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm at Casey Funeral House, 350 Slosson Ave., with a Mass at Sacred Coronary heart Church on Friday at 10:45 am.