CLARE, Thomas James US Army Airborne
Tom is a retired Lineman/Draftsman for the Verizon Phone Company. He served his country in the Vietnam War, as a Sgt in the 82 Airborne Division of the U.S. Army. He was the former Senior Vise Commander of the V.F.W. Post 7198 West Milford, N.J. and a member of the Vietnam Veterans of America Post 802.
Thomas is survived by his loving wife Deborah “Jean” Clare of Spring Hill, daughter Patricia Horan (Thomas) of West Milford, NJ.,3 step sons Floyd Cossaboon (Tabiatha) of Vineland, NJ., Kevin Cossaboon (Jennifer) and Jason Cossaboon (Angie) both of New Port Richey, sister Marylou Vogel (Bill) of New Port Richey, 6 grandchildren, 2 nephews Bill Vogel, James Vogel, 1 niece Debby Vogel and (lifelong friend or brother from another mother) Patrick Loughman (Nancy) of West Milford, NJ. in addition, Tom leaves 16 brothers and sisters in PA.