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Thomas L. McDermott of Carrier Mills

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    Thomas McDermott

updated: 2/5/2020 5:01 PM

Thomas L. McDermott, 63, of Carrier Mills, died at 8:08 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3, 2020 at Harrisburg Medical Center.

Visitation will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020 at Felty Funeral Home in Carrier Mills. Masonic Rites will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday. Burial will be at a later date in Salem Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the donor's choice; envelopes will be available at funeral home.

Tom was born on Oct. 25, 1956 to the late Leo William and Mary Virginia (Principe) McDermott.

He married the former Sue Clark on April 19, 1974 and she survives.

He attended Harrisburg High School and was a graduate of 1974. He worked for Peabody Coal Co. until his retirement.

Tom was a member of the Carrier Mills Blazing Star 458 Masonic Lodge. He also loved fishing, hunting and the outdoors.

Tom is survived by his wife, Sue McDermott of Carrier Mills; two children, Tommy (Bianca) McDermott of Marion and Christy (Clay) Johnson of Carrier Mills; eight grandchildren, Christian (Nicole), Taylor, Zachary, Jennifer, Emilee, Olivia, Liam and Mary; two great-grandchildren, Killian and Lillith; brother, John (Debbie) McDermott of Stonefort; three sisters, Colleen Benson of Harrisburg, Judy (Bob) Comer of Carrier Mills and Nora Fitzgerald of Carrier Mills; brother-in-law Robert "Bob" Stillwell of Stonefort; special cousin, Coralou Potter of Galatia; close friend, Reva Dene Seets of Carrier Mills; his trusty dog, Toby; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Cora Foster and Karen Sue Stillwell.

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