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Tommy Kehoskie

March 3, 1952 — September 18, 2023


Tommy R. Kehoskie, 71, of Camillus, passed away Monday at home with his loving family by his side. Born and raised in Auburn, he moved to Skaneateles in 1974 before settling in Camillus in 1978. A communicant of Holy Family Church, Tommy was a member of many organizations including the Central New York Recreation and Park Society, New York State Recreation and Park Society, National Recreation and Park Association, Camillus Historical Society, Aviation Historical Society of CNY, Camillus Memorial Day Committee, CNY Chapter of the Northeast Region of the National Model Railroad Association, Not Too Serious Model Railroad Society, Friends of Gillie Lake, Camillus Erie Canal Society, Holy Family CYO, volunteered at the Octagon House, and was an honorary member of the Fairmount Fire Department. He enjoyed historical preservation, softball, model trains, and conversations with his Wildcat Wednesday lunch crew. Tommy always enjoyed a good bag of popcorn while watching youth sports. Above all, he loved spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren.

Tommy was predeceased by his parents, Stephen and Sophie Kehoskie; sister-in-law, Casey Kehoskie; and nephew, Michael Kehoskie.

Surviving are his high school sweetheart and wife of 48 years, the former Phyllis Tozzi; sons, Thomas (Shannon) of Warners and Robert (Alicia) of Camillus; daughter, Kristina (William) Clark of Cortland; grandchildren, Mia, Tommy, Amelia, Arlin, Cora, Liliana, and Greyson; brothers, Stephen (Joan) of Auburn and Peter of Elbridge; sisters, Barbara (Tim) Brooks, and Christine Kehoskie, both of Auburn; brother-in-law, Angelo (Mary) Tozzi of Auburn; sister-in-law, Marion Cleveland of Florida; and many nieces and nephews.

Tommy’s family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to Hospice of CNY and Hospice of the Finger Lakes, Dr. Sousou, and Dr. Daly for their loving care and compassion. Tommy especially appreciated receiving the many well wishes through calls, cards, and texts over these past few years.

Visitation to celebrate Tommy’s life will be held on Friday, September 22 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Buranich Funeral Home, 5431 W. Genesee St., Camillus.

A funeral Mass honoring Tommy’s memory will be celebrated on Saturday, September 23 at 11:30 a.m. in Holy Family Church, 127 Chapel Dr., Syracuse.

Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Tom Kehoskie Memorial Fund, c/o Independent Realty Group, 5000 W. Genesee St., Camillus, NY 13031.

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