Thomas Slye, Sr.

Obituary of Thomas C. Slye, Sr.

Thomas C. Slye, Sr. of Abington, CT passed away September 13, 2018 at his home. He was born October 14, 1934 in Putnam, CT son of the late Frank and Phoebe (Franklin) Slye. He was the beloved husband for 63 years of Ruth (Jarett) Slye she died October 2, 2014.

Thomas served with the United Stated Air Force. He worked for Pratt and Whitney as a Jet Engine Tester until his retirement. Thomas was a firefighter with the Pomfret Fire Department. He loved camping, traveling and hunting. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.

He leaves his daughter Donna and her husband Marc Leplat, Sr.; his son Thomas C. Slye, Jr.; his grandsons Marc Leplat, Jr. and his wife Sandra, Michael Leplat; his great granddaughter Alexis Leplat and his brothers Frank Slye and Jim Slye.

A graveside service will be Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM in Abington Cemetery with Military Honors. Share a memory at

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