Thomas C. Cervas, of Pittston, passed away Tuesday evening, May 29, 2012, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Twp.. He and his wife, Aeda M. Bullaro Cervas, celebrated their 47th wedding anniversary on January 24, 2012.
Born in Pittston, he was a son of the late George and Anna Novak Cervas. Tom attended Jenkins Twp. High School. Prior to his retirement, he was employed for 29 years at Tobyhanna Army Depot. He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston.
A Beloved Husband, Father, Papa and friend, he was cherished by his family and will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. His two grandsons were the light of his life. Tom was known for saying "Stay Strong and Keep the Faith". He was also an avid coin collector and enjoyed fishing.
Also surviving are his two Daughters, Linda Chaump and Roseann Chaump, both of West Pittston; two Grandsons, Nicholas and David; his dog, Penny; several nieces and nephews, great nieces and great nephews, family and friends.
Tom was also preceded in death by his brother, Donald Klatch.
The funeral will be Saturday, June 2, 2012, at 9:00 AM from Baloga Funeral Home, Inc. 1201 Main Street, Pittston (Port Griffith), with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 AM in St John the Evangelist Church, William St., Pittston. Interment will be in the Italian American Cemetery, Scranton.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects on Friday from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M., at the funeral home.