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Obituary - Thomas G. (Tom) Stiles

Thomas G. (Tom) Stiles

Date of Passing: September 22nd, 2008

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Thomas G. (Tom) Stiles, 68, of Sangerfield, passed away with his family by his side on Monday, September 22, 2008 at Community Memorial Hospital in Hamilton, after a long illness. He was born May 13, 1940, in Dexter, the son of the late Clifton and Eva Pfister Stiles. As a young boy, he spent allot of time with his loving grandparents, the late Bernie and Eunice Stiles and was a graduate of Dexter High School. On December 3, 1960, in Adams, he married Doddie Carr. Mr. Stiles served 21 years with the US Navy and was a Vietnam Veteran. After his retirement in 1978, the Stiles' settled in Sangerfield. From 1978-1993, Tom worked at Vicks Lithograph & Printing in Yorkville. He was a member and Past Commander of the Clifford J. Fulmer American Legion Post #92 in Sangerfield, was a member of the VFW in Boonville and was a member and treasurer of the Soldiers & Sailors Monument Committee in Waterville. Tom was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He was an avid NASCAR fan and enjoyed camping. He is survived by his wife Doddie; three sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Linda Stiles of North Brookfield, Tom and Sharon Stiles of Stockwell and Jamie and Karen Stiles of Mohawk; eight grandchildren, Josh and his wife Heather, Travis and his wife Heather, Ryan, Allen, Derek, Amanda, Tyler and Kay-Leigh; three great grandchildren, Makenna, Brayden and Jonathan Thomas (JT); his very special mother and father-in-law, Marge and John Cavallaro of Syracuse; his in-laws, Jennie and Skeet Carr, Donnie and Cathy Carr and Chrissy Carr, and a very special brother and sister-in-law, Jigger and Sue Carr. He was predeceased by his brother, Clifton E. Stiles. Services will be held Thursday at the convenience of the family at Stockwell Cemetery, where legion honors will be bestowed. At Tom's request, there will be no public calling hours. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to all the doctors, nurses and staff at Community Memorial Hospital, especially the ICU, and the Waterville Area Volunteer Ambulance Corps, for all their wonderful care and compassion. Arrangements are with the Kloster-Northrop & Bentz Funeral Home, Waterville.