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Thomas W. Gority

December 24, 1953 — August 15, 2023

 

 

Thomas W.  Gority, 69, of Altoona, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning at his residence surrounded by his family. He was a son of the late Richard W. and Marie G (Gibney) Gority.

Thomas married Yun C. Chong on Sept. 21, 1996, in Altoona.

Surviving are his wife, Yun; a daughter, Kimberly (Ryan) Mazoff; a son, Thomas J. Gority; three grandchildren; three sisters: Cynthia Estep, Mary (Bob) Suders, and Christine (Ken) Kramer.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Richard D.

Thomas was a custodian at Bellwood-Antis School District.

He graduated from Altoona Area High School and served in the Army National Guard.

Friends will be received from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, 2023, at Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc., 1204 17th St., Altoona, where a Funeral Service Outside of Mass will immediately follow at 11 a.m., at the funeral home, with Father L’ubomír J. Strecok, officiant.

Private committal at Calvary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, kindly make donations to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 862, Pittsburgh, PA 15106.

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Visitation

Saturday, August 19, 2023

9:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc

1204 17th Street, Altoona, PA 16601

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Funeral Service

Saturday, August 19, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc

1204 17th Street, Altoona, PA 16601

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