Thomas E. Mead, Jr., 62, of Main St.,
Phoenix, NY, passed away at his home
on Monday Oct. 7, 2013. Born in Seneca Falls, NY to his late parents, Fern Mary (Rosecrans) and Thomas E. Mead, Sr. on Nov. 12, 1950. A graduate of Seneca Falls High School, and a graduate of Finger
Lakes Community College. He was a U.S. Army veteran from 1970-72, serving in Vietnam. Tom was a former employee of Gypsum
Express, Ltd., Baldwinsville as a dispatcher. He was a member of the Syracuse Drum & Bugle Corps, where he played the drums.
He was predeceased by his brother, John M. Mead.
Surviving are his loving wife of 30 years, Laura L. (Clayton)
Mead; two daughters, Kristin (Jair) Green, and Helen
Mead; two step-sons, Joseph (Kimberly) Edick, and Noah
(Summer) Edick; eight grandchildren, Suzanna, Emilee,
Orin, Jospeh, Gracie, Liam, Grayson, and Jeremiah;
five Mead brothers and their spouses, James (Holly),
Michael (Sherry), Craig (Harriet), David (Linda), Larry
(Ruth); three sisters, Jane Rossman, Gail Mead, and
Susan (Steve) Hazard; several nieces, nephews, and
Services are at the convenience of the family.
Contributions may be made to: Friends of Oswego
County Hospice, P.O. Box 102, Oswego, NY 13126
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix,
has charge of arrangements.