> Thomas Paul Doogan, Sr. age 78, of 4005 Cold Springs Road, Trumansburg,
> passed away at his home on Thursday, January 23, 2003.
> Born on June 17, 1924, in Allentown, PA., Thomas was the son of Paul and
> Dorothy Doogan Guala. He married Virginia Pierstorff of Ithaca, N.Y. in
> February of 1942. Tom was the first person to graduate from Ithaca College
with
> five children. He held several teaching positions in Ithaca, NY,
> Harrisville, NY., and at West Point Military Academy. In his leisure time
he
> enjoyed playing horseshoes and was instrumental in forming a league in the
> Trumansburg area. He was a 20 year member of the B.P.O.Elks Lodge #636 in
> Ithaca, the V.F.W. and also was a life-member of the Disabled American
> Verterans. Thomas entered the U.S.Army on February 19th 1943. He
faithfully
> served his country during WWII and received an Honorable Discharge as a
> Technician Fifth Grade on September 25, 1945.
> Tom was preceded in death by a daughter, Jean D. Iannacone. He is
survived
> by his wife, Virginia; a daughter Margueritte (Robert R.) Smith of Punta
> Gorda, FL.; three sons, Thomas P. {Janice}Doogan, Jr. of Montgomery, N.Y.,
> Patrick A. {Crickett } Doogan of Woodstock, GA and Michael J. {Karen V.}
> Doogan of Newburgh, NY. fourteen grandchildren; fourteen
great-grandchildren
> and a son-in-law, Richard T. Iannacone of Londonderry, NH.
> The family will be present ot receive their friends at the Ness-Sibley
> Funeral Home, 23 South St., Trumansburg on Tuesday, January 28, 2003 from
> 10:00 am to 11:30am. Members of the B.P.O.Elks Lodge will conduct a
Funeral
> Ritual at the Funeral Home at 11:30am.\
> Prayers of Committal and a Full Military Honors Tribute will be held at
the
> Woodlawn National Cemetery in Elmira, NY.
> For additional information the Funeral Home may be contacted by calling
> 1-888-534-5446.

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