He was survived by three grown children and his beloved wife Helen. Thomas and Helen shared finances until his untimely and tragic death, leaving her in a bind.
Thomas was a disabled war veteran who also spent decades mentoring young men and women in his local communities. He was dedicated to treating people with dignity and spent the last few years of his life working to build a business that he could leave to his children. His life was cut short and there was no way to prepare for the financial hardship this sudden death would bring his family.
If you find it in your hearts to help this family so that Thomas's death doesn't have to be any more devastating than it already is, please, please do. The funds will be used to cover the bills including rent that Thomas is no longer here to pay. No woman who loses her husband should have to worry, too, that she is going to lose her modest home as well. Daughter Sarah Ryan will be in charge of handling the donations, and I want to thank you in advance for any monetary amount you could give.