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Thomas Hirz

Thomas J. Hirz

Sunday, October 2nd, 1927 - Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020
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Obituary

Thomas J. Hirz, 92, of Ewing, entered into his eternal rest on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at Capital Health Systems at Hopewell. Born in Paterson, NJ where he resided for most of his life only moving to Ewing Township in 2013 to be closer to family. He was a longtime parishioner of St. Gerard’s R.C. Church in Paterson, NJ. Thomas was a U.S. Navy Korean War veteran, serving from 1948 to 1953. He was an electric motor repairman formerly employed by Industrial Electric in Hawthorne, NJ for 30 years, retiring in 1997.
Thomas was a former member of the Barbershop Singing Society out of the Paterson & Ridgewood Chapters, a life member of the Paterson American Federation of Musicians Local #248, a life member of the American Legion , Bernard Armitage Post #360 and past commander and past vice-commander of the Passaic County American Legion, a life member of the Passaic Valley Elks B.P.O.E. Lodge #2111 in Totowa, NJ.
Son of the late Thomas and Helen (Spect) Hirz; beloved husband of the late Catherine (Donnelly) Hirz; brother of the late Catherine DeRitter; Thomas is survived by his four children, Thomas Hirz and wife Louise of Wayne, NJ, Frances Gallagher of Utah, Margaret and husband Carl Benedetti of Ewing, NJ, and Kathleen and husband Robert DiMond of Oakland, NJ; four grandchildren, Daniel and Thomas DiMond, Scott Gallagher and wife Danielle, and Erin Hirz; as well as other family and friends.
Private Catholic graveside services will be held on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery & Mausoleum in Totowa, NJ. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Parkside Brenna-Cellini Funeral Home, 1584 Parkside Ave., Ewing, NJ 08638. Please visit Thomas’ tribute page at www.brennacellinifuneralhomes.com
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Service Details

  • Service

    Thursday, June 4th, 2020 |
    When
    Thursday, June 4th, 2020
    Location
    Holy Sepulchre Cemetery & Mausoleum
    Address
    52 Totowa Road
    TOTOWA, NJ 07512
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    Private graveside services with immediate family only.
  • Interment

    Location
    Holy Sepulchre Cemetery & Mausoleum
    Address
    52 Totowa Road
    TOTOWA, NJ 07512
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  • US Navy

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Dolores Mostt

Posted at 04:03pm
My sincere sympathy on your loved ones passing. Dolores Most
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Robert Pina

Posted at 01:25pm
Tom and family, I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of your father. My deepest and sincerest condolences to you and your family.
Bob Pina
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Fran Russo Cress

Posted at 01:07pm
Dear Margaret and family- The Russo Family, Pat, Dick, Fran, Jim and Kathleen send our heartfelt sympathy to your family on the passing of your Dad.
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Anita Van Zuidam

Posted at 05:50am
So many memories of a gentle, family man who was always kind and immensely talented. Wishing the family peace at this most difficult time and, in the days ahead, comfort in the memories of brighter days.

William Shortway

Posted at 05:16pm
Heartfelt condolences to you, Tommy,and your family. Bill Shortway
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| 609-584-8080 | Brenna-Cellini Funeral Homes
2365 Whitehorse Mercerville Road
Hamilton , NJ 08619
Email: brennacellini@gmail.com
| 609-584-8080 | Brenna-Cellini Funeral Homes
2365 Whitehorse Mercerville Road
Hamilton , NJ 08619
Email: brennacellini@gmail.com