Thomas James Walsh

Jun 27 2019 | 10:02 AM

Thomas James Walsh, 76, of Sparta New Jersey died peacefully and with dignity on June 23rd at the Karen Ann Quinlan Home for Hospice in Newton.
He was born in Newark, NJ on May 22, 1943 to the late Thomas Francis and Olga Petronella. Tom grew up in Hackettstown with his brothers Dennis, Michael and Kevin (late) and with his cousins Frank and Nicholas D’Amato.
Tom was an athlete, competing in football and wrestling at West Morris High School. He was also an avid sports fan faithfully cheering on the New York Giants football team. He was a faithful Catholic and a successful salesman working at several companies before he worked independently from home.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Dale and his children Kerry (Pitman) and her husband Larry, Jeff and his wife Inessa, Susan and her husband Manny and Amy (Snowdon) and husband Terry. He is the loving grandfather to Erin Pitman, Caroline Pitman, Thomas Pitman, Alexander Logiadis, Ryan Logiadis, Melania Walsh and Wyatt Snowdon. Tom took much joy from spending time with his grandchildren.
The family will have a memorial gathering on Thursday June 27th from 6:00-8:00pm at Goble Funeral Home, 22 Main Street, Sparta NJ 07871.
The funeral mass will be at Saint Kateri Church, 427 Stanhope Rd, Sparta, NJ at 11:00am Friday June 28 with a repast to follow at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post at 66 Main Street Sparta.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in his memory to: Karen Ann Quinlan Home for Hospice 88 Sparta Avenue Newton NJ 07860 or Wounded Warriors