Thomas S. Celone passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on January 10th, 2017 in Santa Rosa, CA. Tom was born in Brooklyn, NY to parents Amile and Helen Celone. In 1980, Tom met and fell in love with Mary and they wed in 1984. He and Mary settled in California for 26 years. They moved to Lake Tahoe in 1990, where he loved to go skiing, hiking and play golf, then to Oceanside, CA in 2005, where he continued to play golf and enjoyed outdoor living, and settled into Santa Rosa, CA to enjoy his later years of life.
Tom is preceded in death by his mother Helen Shurack and father Amile Celone. He is survived by: his wife Mary Celone of Santa Rosa, CA; children: late Kim Celone of Sacramento, CA, Thomas (Karen) Celone of Reno, NV, Cheryl Clay of Ocala, FL, Christopher (Jennifer) Biddle of New Hampton, NY; sister Geraldine Celone of Southington, CT; niece Diane (Phil) Gribbin; eleven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held at Eggen & Lance Chapel, 1540 Mendocino Ave. Santa Rosa, CA 95401, on Saturday January 28, 2017 at 11:00am. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, www.alz.org.