Thomas F. Mecadon, age 90, of Whispering Pines and formerly of Millington, NJ, passed away on October 24th, 2020. Tom was born in Exeter, PA to the late Catherine and Dominick Mecadon.
Beloved husband of 64 years, he is survived by his wife, Margaret Mecadon. Devoted father of David Mecadon (deceased), Mark Mecadon and his wife Verna, and Brian Mecadon and his wife Karen.
Tom enjoyed spending time with his 7 grandchildren; Thomas and his wife Allison, Melissa and her husband Ryan, Kevin, Krista, Matthew, Sarah, and Daniel, and his 3 great grandchildren: Emily, Ella, and David, along with numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Tom is survived by his brother-in-law John Williams of Bethlehem, PA and his sister-in-law Ruth Mecadon of Santa Cruz, CA. He is preceded in death by his loving siblings John Mecadon and his wife Kay, Catherine Williams, Elizabeth Sherwood and her husband Robert, Eugene Mecadon, and Joseph Mecadon.
An Air Force serviceman, Tom was a medic at Lackland Airforce Base in San Antonio from 1947 to 1950. Before retiring in 1990, Tom worked for Ciba Geigy Pharmaceuticals in Summit, NJ for 37 years, the last 20 years as a safety engineer.
Tom was an active volunteer in his community, a life time member of the Millington NJ Volunteer Fire Company where he served in a variety of roles including Chief and President. He also served as President of the Morris County NJ Fire Chiefs Association and was a long time CPR instructor.
Tom was known for his quick wit and sense of humor. He was an avid hunter and golfer. Tom and Margaret retired to Whispering Pines, North Carolina in 1997 where he enjoyed an active lifestyle of golfing, card playing, and watching college football.
Funeral Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the Whispering Pines Rescue Squad.
Online condolences may be made at www.bolesfuneralhome.com
Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.