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Official Obituary of

Thomas M. Desmond Sr.

November 12, 1938 ~ March 21, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old
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Thomas Desmond Sr. Obituary

Thomas M. Desmond Sr., age 85, of Penn Borough passed away on Thursday March 21, 2024 in his home.  Tom was born on November 12, 1938 in Wilkinsburg the son of the late James and Margaret (Cole) Desmond.  Tom was a retired mechanic with Franco Brick Contractor.  He was a veteran of the US Army during the Cold War, a member of the Trafford American Legion Post #331 and their former Drill Team, a member of St. Barbara Church in Harrison City and was the Past President and member of the Penn Rod & Gun Club.  In addition to his parents Tom was preceded in death by numerous brothers and sisters.  Tom is survived by his wife of 60 years Nancy J. (Loutsenhizer) Desmond; his children Barbara Desmond, Tammy Haas (Christopher), Thomas M. Desmond Jr. (Denise); his grandchildren Michael Walker, Heather Yarrington, Brittanie Naff, Trista Desmond and Nicole Desmond; six great-grandchildren; his sister Colleen (Desmond) Smeltzer (Rome) and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Family and friends will be received on Monday from 4-7 PM in the John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc., 702 7th Street (State Rt. 130) Trafford 412-372-3111. Parting prayers will be at 10:10 AM in the funeral home on Tuesday followed by a funeral Mass at 11 AM in the St. Barbara Church, Harrison City with Fr. Michael Sikon as celebrant.  Interment with military honors will follow in the Jeannette Memorial Park, Jeannette.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or

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March 25, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home, Inc.
702 7th Street
Trafford, PA 15085

Prayer Service
March 26, 2024

10:10 AM
John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home, Inc.
702 7th Street
Trafford, PA 15085

Funeral Mass
March 26, 2024

11:00 AM
St. Barbara Catholic Church
111 Ramayley Road
Harrison City, PA 15636

Interment following funeral service
March 26, 2024

Jeannette Memorial Park
1000 Altman Road
Jeanette, PA 15644


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856


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