2018-11-08 / Obituaries

Thomas Park

November 1, 2018

Thomas Michael “Mike” Park, 84, formerly of Camptown and Philadelphia, PA, passed away early Thursday morning, Nov. 1, 2018 at The Gardens at Tunkhannock where he had been residing for the last few years.

Mike was born on Nov. 6, 1933, in Philadelphia, the son of the late Edward J., Sr. and Kathryn (Powers) Park. He was a retired member of the Philadelphia Mounted Police.

Mike was the beloved husband of 53 years of the late Anne E. (Markis) Park. Besides his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Michael; his sister, Jacqueline (Park) Ciecka and many cousins.

He was the loving father of Kathleen (Park) Oder of Philadelphia, and father-in-law of Elizabeth (Clark) Park of Philadelphia. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Art, Luke, Carly, Kim (Billy), Megan, Lisa and Evelyn; greatgrandchildren, Cameron, Jace, Ellania, Jaida and Alberto; his brother, Edward J. Park, Jr., as well as many nieces and nephews.

Mike will also be missed by friends and staff at The Gardens at Tunkhannock. Their loving care will always be remembered and appreciated.

Services for Mike will be private and at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Mike’s name would be appreciated to the Marine Toys for Tots/Philadelphia Toys for Tots, Attn: Toys for Tots Coordinator, 2501 Ford Road, Bristol, PA 19007 or to the Philadelphia Police Foundation at www.phillypolicefoundation.org and designate your donation to the “Mounted Division.”

Arrangements are entrusted with Sheldon Funeral Homes, 155 Church Street, Wyalusing. Online condolences may be made at www.sheldonfuneralhomes.com.

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