Thomas M. O’Connell, age 61, of Duncansville, died Monday, November 16, 2020, at his residence following a brief battle with cancer. He was born August 2, 1959 in Cincinnati, OH, a son of the late James and Ruth (Richards) O’Connell. He married Patti C. Shaw on June 13, 1994.
Survived by his wife of 26 years, Patti; a daughter, Macie O’Connell (Randall) of Roaring Spring; a step-son, Arron Salisbury of McKee; 6 grandchildren: Nolan, Rylee, Erika, Tyler, Marissa, and Zayne; and four siblings: Patricia Turner of KY, Daniel O’Connell of OH, Beverly Lewis of FL, and Scott O’Connell of IN.
Tom was a graduate of Hollidaysburg High School. He worked at Wal-Mart Distribution Center for 24 years, where he worked in central receiving.
He was a model train enthusiast, enjoyed listening to Christian rock, was an avid baseball fan and collected baseball memorabilia, and loved spending time with his grandchildren and family.
A public graveside service will be held at Noon on Fri., Nov. 20, 2020, officiated by Pastor Jon Gross, at Carson Valley Cemetery, Duncansville.
Memorials may be made to The Griffith Family Foundation, PO Box 28, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.
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