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Life Story for Thomas "Tom" King

Thomas Edward King, of Carmel, NY, died peacefully in his sleep on April 16, 2017. He was 67 years old.

Tom was born on August 26, 1949 in Queens, NY, son to the late William and Theresa (Gailbrith) King. He was a graduate of Roosevelt High School in Bronx, NY.

On September 9, 1978 he married Christine Durante in Mount Vernon, NY.

Tom was the Fish Manager at ShopRite in Bedford Hills, NY before retiring in March. His greatest passion in life was his family; his grandchildren and nieces and nephews meant the world to him, and he will be remembered for the joy and laughter he brought to all who loved him.

Mr. King is survived by his wife, Christine; his son, Anthony Durante (and wife, Anne) and daughter, Danielle King; his three grandchildren, Sarah and Emma Durante and Michael Ramos; his brother, Bill King; his many nieces and nephews; and his beloved dog, Coco. He was predeceased by his 3 sisters.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 10am at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church, Brewster, NY. Interment will be private. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Avenue, Brewster, NY from 2pm-4pm and 7pm-9pm.

In lieu of flowers the family is requesting donations to be made to the Star Legacy Foundation- Team Alana Marie Banerjee.

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