Tom, a lifelong Wilmington resident is a graduate of St. Thomas the Apostle School and Salesianum.
After earning a Bachelor of Science degree from Elizabethtown College, he taught Science and coached sports teams in the Unionville Chadds Ford School District for five years.
Tom began his career in pharmaceuticals in 1981 when he started working at the Wilmington Headquarters of Stuart Pharmaceuticals. Over the next 36 years, he held numerous sales and management positions at Stuart, as well as ICI America’s and AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals. He retired from AstraZeneca in 2017.
He is a past president of the Woodcreek Civic Association, St. John the Beloved Parish Council and St. John the Beloved Home and School Association. Additionally, Tom served a term on the St. Marks High School Board of Directors.
Tom joined Doherty Funeral Homes in January 2018 as a Pre-Planning Consultant.
He and his wife Mary reside in Woodcreek; they have two married daughters and three beautiful grandchildren.