Thomas Lannon

Obituary of Thomas R. Lannon

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Thomas R. Lannon, 88, of Johnson City & Binghamton NY, a lifelong devout Catholic, who had a special devotion to The Blessed Mother Mary, peacefully went home to be with the Lord on Good Friday, April 2, 2021. He was predeceased by his parents, Robert & Mary Lannon; brother, John Lannon Ph. D. and sister & brother-in-law Elizabeth & Robert Holleran Sr. Tom is survived by his sister, Alice Lannon and five nieces and nephews: Madeline Rockwell RSM of Rochester NY, Mark & Gail Holleran, Matthew & Diane Holleran, Susan & Kenneth Mansfield Jr. of Binghamton NY, Robert Jr. & Carol Holleran of Hudson, NH; 19 great nieces and great nephews: Megan & Justin Carpenter, Melissa Kerwin, Justin & Sarah Rockwell, Eric & Hilary Holleran RPh., Dr. Adam Holleran & Elaine Sakaue, Casey & Mitchell Marcus, Kyle & Dr. Dawnelle Holleran, Kenneth III & Caroline Mansfield, Kristen Mansfield, Kimberly Mansfield, Mary & Craig Conant; as well as 14 great great nieces and nephews and several cousins. Tom was employed by GE in Westover when he was called to serve his country during the Korean Conflict. After graduating from Harpur College (now SUNY Binghamton), he taught algebra for 30 years at Vestal High School, retiring in 1988. Tom was passionate in all his endeavors, including horse racing, and made several good friends at Vernon & Pocono Downs, eventually becoming the owner of several race horses. Enjoying traveling he visited Egypt, Hawaii, The Basilica of Guadalupe, Mexico, Las Vegas and many Hard Rock Cafes. To the staff of North 1 at Willow Point Nursing Home, our sincere thanks for the care and compassion that you showed to our Uncle Tom during the week that he was with you. A special thank you to Sue for your 12-hour days, and also to Ken & Matt, for your sleepless nights, constant companionship, and unwavering support during Tom's final weeks. Tom was a very generous man who enjoyed helping anyone that he could. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. A private Funeral Mass will be offered at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Highland Avenue, Binghamton. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Johnson City.

Final Resting Place

Calvary Cemetery
501 Fairview St.
Johnson City, New York, United States
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