Napa CA: Tuesday, June 11, 2013, Suddenly at age 45. Survived by his loving wife, Kelly; daughter, Lauren (TJ) Rabo; son, Logan Kerney; parents, Thomas and Mary Knowles;mother-in-law, Patricia Stever; sister, Deanne (Mark) Sittler; brother, Mark (Rebecca) Knowles; nieces and nephews, Jeffrey, Jonathon, Stephanie, Cameron, and Zachary; several aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends. Thomas was a proud Train Engineer for BNSF Railways and an Avid Outdoors man. He will be greatly missed by all. Friends may call Monday (June 17th) 4-8 PM at the Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home 1075 Long Pond Road, Greece Chapel. His Prayer Service will follow calling Monday 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Private interment. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Golisano Children's Hospital in his memory.

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  1. Dear Tom, Mary, Mark and Dee Dee,

    Young Tommy was like the big brother I never had growing up…
    I’m so sad he’s not with us anymore…
    Thinking of you’re family.


    Mike Bommelje

  2. Tom, Mary, Deanne and Mark: We are so saddened by the sudden loss of your son and brother, Tommy. We can still see him today, happily riding his Big Wheel down Buck Hill with Michael. Tommy was one of the most joyful and fun loving souls we have ever known. We love you and wish that we were closer to help you through this most difficult time. Please know our prayers and thoughts are with you. Love, Tom and Karen

  3. Tom, Mary, Dee Dee & Mark,

    Wanted to express my condolences to you all. I want you all to know my thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time.


  4. Tom, Mary, Mark and family
    Our thoughts and prayers to your during this very sad week and months to come….there are no words to help…take it one minute at a time..and he will always be in your heats….:(
    Bill and Sharon Hunt

  5. Tom, Mary, Mark, Becky and family,
    We are so very sorry for your loss! Our prayers and thoughts go out to all of you. He will always be in your hearts!
    With much love,
    Yvonne Caternolo & the residents of Fleming Point Retirement

  6. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Kelly & children, Tom & Mary, sister Deanne & brother Mark & their families during this sad time. Many memories flash back in our minds of the small 5 pound baby, the precious little boy, and the grown man who had a great sense of humor and zest for life. He made a wonderful life for himself and his family, and is now in the company of those grandparents and family that have passed on, who loved him. May he find peace with the Lord.

  7. Tommy’s memory will always be in our hearts. Remember that love is a fabric that never fades, no matter how often it is washed in grief. We love you and you are in our prayers.

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