Thomas Francis Smigiel
Thomas Francis Smigiel, age 81, of Rodanthe, NC, formerly of Richmond,
VA, died on Monday, April 11, 2016 in Nags Head, NC. He was born
in Brooklyn, NY on October 6, 1934 to the late Thomas Martin and Mary
Tom was an electrician for many years
at Defense Supply Center Richmond, and retired from civil service
in September 1994. After Tom retired, he followed his dream of
living on the OBX full-time, where he made many wonderful friends who
became his second family. Tom lived the life he wanted, and he
lived it well.
Tom was preceded in death by his wife, Sandra Valenta Smigiel, and his sister Jean S. Steinninger.
is survived by his children, Karen S. Harris (Douglas) of Colonial
Heights, VA, Kenneth M. Smigiel (Teresa) of Sutherland VA, and Kerri S.
Gideons (Adam) of Fort Riley KS, as well as seven grandchildren, Thomas
Smigiel, Matthew Harris (Jordan), Lynnsie S. Peet (Brandon), Austin
Harris, Erika Hess, Tye Gideons, Ella Gideons, and one
great-granddaughter, Dani Peet, his sister, Janet Crosley of Homosassa
Springs, FL, three nieces and one nephew.
A memorial service
will be held Friday, April 15, 2016, 1pm, at Gallop Funeral Services,
Inc. 6917 S. Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC, 27959.
to the family may be expressed via the on-line register at
www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral Services Inc were
entrusted with arrangements.
Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. 6917 S. Croatan
Hwy. Nags Head, NC 27959