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Thomas Gannon

Thomas Gannon

April 27, 1930 April 26, 2020

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Obituary

Obituary for Thomas A. Gannon

Thomas A. Gannon, 89, of Wyomissing, passed away April 26, 2020, at The Highlands at Wyomissing.

He was the loving husband of Margaret A. (Scandle) Gannon; they were married on June 2, 1984.

Born in Philadelphia on April 27,1930, he was the son of the late Joseph and Monica (Lesher) Gannon.

He graduated from LaSalle University, Philadelphia and attended the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

Tom was an Air Force veteran.

He worked for five years as a field agent for the IRS. Tom became the treasurer and controller of the Reading Eagle Co. for over three decades retiring in May of 1996.

He served as treasurer and was a board member of WEEU Broadcasting Co. and Moselem Development Company, which operated Moselem Springs Golf Club. He was a member of the Intl. Newspaper Financial Executives.

Tom was an avid Philadelphia Eagles, Penn State, and Berks Catholic High School football fan.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children: Richard G. Patrick, married Laurie A. Patrick, West Lawn; Gabrielle Sanchez, Jersey City, NJ; and Matthew Gannon, El Cajon, CA; and three grandchildren: Dylan Thomas Patrick, Collin Michael Patrick, and Michael Gannon.

He was predeceased by his daughter, Ellen E. Patrick.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Contributions may be made to LaSalle College Catholic High School, 8605 Cheltenham Avenue, Wyndmoor, PA 19038. Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc., West Reading is honored to serve the Gannon family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.kuhnfuneralhomes.com.

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    Gethsemane Cemetery
    3139 Kutztown Road
    READING, PA
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Barry McCurdy

Rose and I were so sorry to learn of Tom's passing. He was such an enjoyable personality and always ready with a joke to share. Our condolences to Margaret, Rick and family at this difficult time. Please know that we are thinking about all of you and wishing you well.
Barry and Rose McCurdy
Comment | Posted at 07:27pm via Condolence
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Bill Flippin

Tom was a great mentor for me in the late 1960s. I learned from him you can't double check anything until you have checked once. Facts are stubborn things. Our condolences to Margaret and their family on the passing of Tom from the Flippin family. Bill
Comment | Posted at 10:00am via Condolence
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Lynne Klumpp

We always smile thinking about Tom. He always had a joke to share. You could count on his upbeat personality to brighten your day. Prayers to you Margaret and family during this time of loss. May God’s healing power be with you all during this time.
Mark, Lynne, Sam and Daniel Klumpp
Comment | Posted at 08:39am via Condolence
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