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Thomas James McTighe Jr. (Tommy)

March 28, 1976 – May 4, 2022

 

Thomas J. McTighe Jr.  passed away May 4, 2022 at the age of 46. Thomas was born on March 28, 1976 in Elmhurst, Il and spent most of his youth in Naperville, Il.  Thomas attended Naperville schools, graduated from Naperville North High School in 1994. He attended College of Dupage (Associates Degree) and New Mexico Tech (where he met lifelong friends), received a BA degree with highest honors, Bronze Tablet from University of Illinois in 2001. There began quite the journey around the US as GISP, Enterprise GIS Admin/Oracle DBA.  Thomas resided in Queen Creek, AZ. He was a brilliant, witty, quirky, fun loving man who was loved by many and will be greatly missed.  He loved family deeply and cherished good, deep friendships. Thomas was the friend one could only wish to mirror.

 

Thomas leaves behind:

Mother- Mary Catherine Turek (Findysz)

Father-Paul Turek

Aunt Debbie and Jeff Sellier

Sister-cousin-Serissa McAnally

nieces -Daniella and Aurora McAnally

Aunt Ann Findysz

cousin-Edward Daniel Findysz

Nephews and nieces-Jack, Polly, Mary, Penelope & Jake

Uncle Bob & Harriet Findysz

Cousins- Avishai, Noa and Leah (Findysz)

Uncle- Tod & Aunt Marietta Turek

Aunt Bonnie (Turek) & George Ragusa

Uncle- David Palumbo

Father- Thomas James McTighe Sr.

Brothers-Sean, Breandon, Timothy & James McTighe

Sisters Joye, Erin and Michaela McTighe

Aunts Dorothy, Helen and Maureen

Nephews and Nieces- Meara, Rory, Declan, Kennedy and Rowan McTighe

 

Thomas was preceded in death by:

Grandma and Grandpa Findysz

Uncles- Ed and Terry Findysz

Cousin -Natalie Ragusa

Patricia Turek

Uncle Larry Turek

Aunt Robin Palumbo (Turek)

Uncle Jimmy McTighe

Aunts Patricia, Kathleen and Margaret (McTighe)

 

In lieu of flowers, donate to backthebluepetrescue.org, plant a tree, take a walk, and/or ‘show up’ to support someone in any way they need.

Private services will be held for family at a later date at San Tan Mountain View Funeral Home, Queen Creek, AZ.

Thomas final resting place will be at San Tan Memorial Gardens at Schnepf Farms, Queen Creek, AZ.

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10 responses to “Thomas James McTighe, Jr. Obituary”

  1. Aunt Marietta and uncle Tod says:

    There is no easy way to cry , Tommy has left us too soon ….. May he rest in peace and fly with the angels

  2. Philip Stauffer says:

    Sure will miss you Tom. Lots of memories over the last 15 years

  3. Tara Luther says:

    Tommy was such a special young man! I met him just several years ago but he touched my heart in so many ways and I will miss having him in my life. RIP Tommy 💝

  4. Shannon says:

    Dearest Tom, I was devastated to hear of your passing. We had so many wonderful adventures together and shared so many happy moments. I will cherish those memories always 💖 the world isn’t the same knowing you’re no longer here. You will be dearly missed!

  5. Pat and Rick Shaeffer says:

    Our hearts go out to you Mary and Paul and all your extended family. Losing a child is so very difficult. Tommy was so lucky to have such a wonderful caring family. He is smiling down on all of you.

  6. Lilly McDonough says:

    Soar high with the angels Tommy. RIP.

  7. Mark & Lupita says:

    Will surely miss Tommy,keep sleeping friend.
    God has the best always our hearts goes out
    to Paul and Mary. Love you both.

  8. Christopher Plummer says:

    To my best and most loyal friend. I miss your laughter, inside jokes, shared love of drums, music and indomitable spirit. I look forward to seeing you again my brother in friendship.

  9. Michelle P. says:

    Tom was truly an original who has left us way to early. I have some many vivid memories of our college days together, he made my life better by being a part of it. My heart breaks for his family.

  10. Jill, Steve & Kylie Gontarz says:

    Our family was blessed to have Tom in our lives for such a short time. What an amazing person and remarkable life, such an inspiration to our family. We sure will miss him, keeping his family forever in our prayers.

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Thomas James McTighe Jr. (Tommy)

March 28, 1976 – May 4, 2022

 

Thomas J. McTighe Jr.  passed away May 4, 2022 at the age of 46. Thomas was born on March 28, 1976 in Elmhurst, Il and spent most of his youth in Naperville, Il.  Thomas attended Naperville schools, graduated from Naperville North High School in 1994. He attended College of Dupage (Associates Degree) and New Mexico Tech (where he met lifelong friends), received a BA degree with highest honors, Bronze Tablet from University of Illinois in 2001. There began quite the journey around the US as GISP, Enterprise GIS Admin/Oracle DBA.  Thomas resided in Queen Creek, AZ. He was a brilliant, witty, quirky, fun loving man who was loved by many and will be greatly missed.  He loved family deeply and cherished good, deep friendships. Thomas was the friend one could only wish to mirror.

 

Thomas leaves behind:

Mother- Mary Catherine Turek (Findysz)

Father-Paul Turek

Aunt Debbie and Jeff Sellier

Sister-cousin-Serissa McAnally

nieces -Daniella and Aurora McAnally

Aunt Ann Findysz

cousin-Edward Daniel Findysz

Nephews and nieces-Jack, Polly, Mary, Penelope & Jake

Uncle Bob & Harriet Findysz

Cousins- Avishai, Noa and Leah (Findysz)

Uncle- Tod & Aunt Marietta Turek

Aunt Bonnie (Turek) & George Ragusa

Uncle- David Palumbo

Father- Thomas James McTighe Sr.

Brothers-Sean, Breandon, Timothy & James McTighe

Sisters Joye, Erin and Michaela McTighe

Aunts Dorothy, Helen and Maureen

Nephews and Nieces- Meara, Rory, Declan, Kennedy and Rowan McTighe

 

Thomas was preceded in death by:

Grandma and Grandpa Findysz

Uncles- Ed and Terry Findysz

Cousin -Natalie Ragusa

Patricia Turek

Uncle Larry Turek

Aunt Robin Palumbo (Turek)

Uncle Jimmy McTighe

Aunts Patricia, Kathleen and Margaret (McTighe)

 

In lieu of flowers, donate to backthebluepetrescue.org, plant a tree, take a walk, and/or ‘show up’ to support someone in any way they need.

Private services will be held for family at a later date at San Tan Mountain View Funeral Home, Queen Creek, AZ.

Thomas final resting place will be at San Tan Memorial Gardens at Schnepf Farms, Queen Creek, AZ.

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10 responses to “Thomas James McTighe, Jr. Obituary”

  1. Aunt Marietta and uncle Tod says:

    There is no easy way to cry , Tommy has left us too soon ….. May he rest in peace and fly with the angels

  2. Philip Stauffer says:

    Sure will miss you Tom. Lots of memories over the last 15 years

  3. Tara Luther says:

    Tommy was such a special young man! I met him just several years ago but he touched my heart in so many ways and I will miss having him in my life. RIP Tommy 💝

  4. Shannon says:

    Dearest Tom, I was devastated to hear of your passing. We had so many wonderful adventures together and shared so many happy moments. I will cherish those memories always 💖 the world isn’t the same knowing you’re no longer here. You will be dearly missed!

  5. Pat and Rick Shaeffer says:

    Our hearts go out to you Mary and Paul and all your extended family. Losing a child is so very difficult. Tommy was so lucky to have such a wonderful caring family. He is smiling down on all of you.

  6. Lilly McDonough says:

    Soar high with the angels Tommy. RIP.

  7. Mark & Lupita says:

    Will surely miss Tommy,keep sleeping friend.
    God has the best always our hearts goes out
    to Paul and Mary. Love you both.

  8. Christopher Plummer says:

    To my best and most loyal friend. I miss your laughter, inside jokes, shared love of drums, music and indomitable spirit. I look forward to seeing you again my brother in friendship.

  9. Michelle P. says:

    Tom was truly an original who has left us way to early. I have some many vivid memories of our college days together, he made my life better by being a part of it. My heart breaks for his family.

  10. Jill, Steve & Kylie Gontarz says:

    Our family was blessed to have Tom in our lives for such a short time. What an amazing person and remarkable life, such an inspiration to our family. We sure will miss him, keeping his family forever in our prayers.

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