Thomas M. Deery, a loving and devoted husband and father, passed from this world on Wednesday, June 26, 2013.
A former resident of Hapeville, Georgia and a graduate of Marist School, Tom left a childhood legacy of extraordinary athleticism and life-long friendships. As a young husband and father, he was renowned for his dogged determination and unfailing dedication to his family and to his work. However, over the last 30 years, his most prestigious honor has been the reputation he has earned for heroic perseverance. All who knew him were touched by his love, his example and his passion for life. He will be greatly missed by all of his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife Mary, his 3 daughters, eleven grandchildren, one sister and several nieces and nephews.
All services will be held in Peachtree City, Georgia. Visitation hours will be at Mowell’s Funeral Home on Sunday, June 30 from 2 – 4 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Trinity Catholic Church at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 1.
Donations in his memory may be made to assist need-based scholarships at Marist School. Please make checks out to “Marist School” and include “In memory of Tom Deery ‘61” in the memo. Send donations to “Marist School, 3790 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, GA 30319.
Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home