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Thomas J. Sexton Jr.

November 20, 1929 — February 24, 2011

Thomas J. Sexton Jr., 81, of Syracuse, passed away Thursday, February 24, 2011 at Community General Hospital. Born in Syracuse on Wednesday, November 20, 1929, he was the son of Thomas J. Sexton Sr. and Ester Quinn Sexton. A lifetime resident of Syracuse, he was a 1948 graduate of CBA and attended LeMoyne College. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War. Tom was founder and owner of Remtico Office Machines, retiring in 1995. He was a communicant of The Church of St. Michael & St. Peter and Our Lady of Lourdes and member of the Knights of Columbus. He was also an active member of the Republican Party and former member of the Syracuse Chamber of Commerce. He enjoyed SU sports, walking, gardening and spending time with family. Tom was predeceased by his brother, John F. Sexton. Surviving are his wife of 59 years, the former Virginia Corcoran; sons, Thomas III and Paul, both of Syracuse, Timothy of Boston, Massachusetts, Patrick of Waterbury, Connecticut, Joseph of San Jose, California and Martin of Northampton, Massachusetts; daughters, Susan Amyot, Mary Pat Sexton and Eileen Moore, all of Syracuse, Sheila Ostrom of Carmel, Indiana, Colleen Sexton of Brookline, Massachusetts and Carolyn Sexton of Atlanta; siblings, Sister Esther Thomas, CSJ of Latham and Patricia Sexton and James Q. Sexton, both of Syracuse; 19 grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Relatives and friends may call Sunday, February 27 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Buranich Funeral Home, 5431 W. Genesee St., Camillus. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, February 28 at 10 a.m. in The Church of St. Michael & St. Peter with Rev. Kevin Corcoran and Rev. Henry Pedzich officiating. Thomas will be laid to rest in St. Agnes Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 811 W. Evergreen Ave., Suite 303, Chicago, IL 60642-2742 or to The Church of St. Michael & St. Peter Building Fund, 4782 W. Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse, NY 13215.
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