Thomas Dellaquila

Obituary of Thomas B. Dellaquila

Thomas B. Dellaquila Sept 9, 1933- Oct 15, 2023 Son of the late Enrico and Marian ( Vavala ). Tom was predeceased by brothers, Joseph, Stephan and John, and sisters, Mary, Grace, and Roseann. Survived by wife, Frances (Crowe), of 58 years; daughter, Julie; brother Pat ( Jacie ): sisters in law, Ann Dellaquila and Laurie Crowe, and special family friends, Samantha and Jake Crane; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews. He was " Uncle Tom" to everyone, related or not. He could be depended on to help anyone out anytime. He had many life long dear friends from childhood, his military service, and his colleagues from Monroe Community College. He held his friends very close for life. He attended Johnsonburg High School in PA, Clarion University- mathematics and education degree -and Highland University. He served in the Army from 1956-1958. Tom was a professor at MCC from 1964 until retirement in 1997. Calling hours will be held on Friday, October 20 from 4-7 pm at Harloff Funeral Home, 803 S. Washington St., East Rochester. His Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, October 21, 10:00 a.m., St. John of Rochester Church, 8 Wickford Way, Fairport, NY. Burial will be at Holy Rosary Cemetery, Johnsonburg, PA, on October 28, 12:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St Jude's Children's Hospital - Research or Lollypop Farm.
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