Thomas M. Vernooy, a lifelong area resident, entered into rest on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at Middletown Park in the Town of Wallkill, NY. He was 82 years of age.
The son of the late Ernest and Olive Shimer Vernooy, he was born on September 26, 1938 in Middletown, NY.
Tom was a retired self-employed general contractor and owner and operator of Tom’s Bait Shop in Middletown, NY. He was a former Quarter Master for the Circleville Drum & Bugle Corps.
Survivors include; his wife, Suzanne J. Vernooy at home in Middletown; his children, Thomas F. Vernooy and his wife Mary Jo of Chesterfield, NJ, and Lori Ann Cole and her husband Michael of Clayton, NC; his grandchildren, Robin Vernooy and her husband Michael Pignataro, Matthew Cole and Rebecca Cole; great grandchild Avery Pignataro; his step-daughters Tiffany Lassiter and husband Aaron and Sara Winer Donato and husband Anthony. Tom was predeceased by his first wife, Joann Vernooy and son Timothy Vernooy.
Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Cremation will take place at the Cedar Hill Crematory, Newburgh, NY.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Cornelius, Dodd & Connell Funeral Home, Middletown, NY.
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