Thomas Egan

Obituary of Thomas Egan

Thomas J. Egan, Esquire

March 16, 1932 – March 25, 2017

Highland Mills, NY

Thomas J. Egan, age 85, of Highland Mills, NY, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at the Kaplan Family Hospice Residence in Newburgh, NY on Saturday, March 25, 2017.

The son of the late Thomas J. and Victoria Egan, he was born March 16, 1932 in Brooklyn, NY.

Thomas graduated from Brandeis University where he was a star Safety and Quarterback for the Brandeis Judges, and received his Juris Doctor from Georgetown University. Thomas practiced Real Estate, Estate Planning, and Municipal Law, as well as represented the Towns of Woodbury and Tuxedo. He was an active member of Sacred Heart Church in Monroe and organized the first boys basketball team for Sacred Heart Elementary School.

Thomas is survived by Phyllis, his loving wife of 51 years; three sons: Thomas and his wife Lisa of Monroe, CT, Mark and his wife Amanda of Hingham, MA, Christopher and his wife Jayne of Milford, PA, and one daughter Elyse and her husband Jeffrey Perry of Lodi, CA. He was the loving grandfather to Christina, Thomas, Madeline, Sally, Patricia, Charlotte and Caroline. He is survived by his sister Dolores and brother James and was predeceased by his brother Gerard.

There will be no visitation. A mass in celebration of his life will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, April 1st at Sacred Heart Church, 26 Still Road, Monroe, NY.

Donations may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, Inc. (donations dedicated to the Kaplan Family Hospice Residence), 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550 and Amyloidosis Foundation, 7151 N. Main Street, Suite 2, Clarkston, MD 48346.