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Thomas Harmon

Obituary for Thomas Harmon

July 21, 1935 - October 29, 2018
Avon Lake, Ohio | Age 83

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother, Friend


Thomas J. Harmon, 83 of Avon Lake passed away Monday, October 29, 2018 after a lengthy illness. He was born July 21, 1935 to parents James and Mary (nee Brenner) Harmon.
Thomas was in the United States Navy for four years. He received his Bachelor's Degree from Wilmington College and earned his Master's Degree from Eastern Michigan University. He worked at both the Lorain Assembly Plant and the Ohio Assembly Plant for Ford as the "Plant Employee Relations Manager" and retired from Ford Motor Company after 39 years. After retirement he worked as a consultant for Ventra. Thomas was a member of the Lorain County Chamber of Commerce and Holy Spirit Catholic Church.
He is survived by his beloved wife Cheryl (nee Storm); loving children Kevin Harmon (Kristine), Jennifer Kopf and Michelle M. Wheeler (Marcus); dear siblings Richard Harmon (Gail) and Janice Rivers (Horace); cherished grandchildren Jordan, Perri, Jessica, Jason, Finnegan, Edwin and Elliot.
He is preceded in death by his parents James and Mary (nee Brenner) Harmon.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be forwarded to the Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829 Arlington, VA., 22215.
Friends may call Friday, November 2, 2018 from 2:00-4:00pm and 6:00-8:00pm at BUSCH FUNERAL HOME 163 AVON-BELDEN RD., AVON LAKE, OH. Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 10:00am at Holy Spirit Catholic Church 410 Lear Rd., Avon Lake, OH 44012 (meet at church). Burial to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. 440-933-3202

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163 Avon Belden Road
Avon Lake, OH 44012
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