Thomas J. Vassallo

30 Oct 2019 | 06:26

Thomas J. Vassallo of Milford, Pa., passed away at East End Hospice, Southampton Town, N.Y. on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. He was 88.

Son of the late Paulino and Caroline (Migliore) Vassallo, he was born on May 27, 1931 in Brooklyn, NY. He was married to Rose (Pallotta) Vassallo who preceded him in death on November 1, 2014.

He worked as a foreman for AT&T in Riverhead, N.Y. He was a faithful member of St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Milford, and a member and past Grand Knight of The Knights of Columbus, Our Lady of the Mountain Council, and a lifelong member of the Flanders Mens Club. Tom was a U.S. Air Force Veteran.

Tom leaves behind his children, Carol Vassallo, Michael and Millie Vassallo, Barbara and Michael Schwarz, and Teresa and Gary Schwarz; 10 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren; along with several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandchildren, Joshua and Emily Vassallo.

Visitation was held at Stroyan Funeral Home, Milford, on Oct. 28. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Oct. 29 at St. St. Vincent de Paul Church, Milford, with the Rev. John B. Boyle officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Church, 1010 St. Vincent Dr., Milford, PA 18337; or East End Hospice Kanas Center (

Cremation was private and at convenience to the family.