Thomas Lynn Stanton, Sr.

November 13, 1949August 26, 2010

Thomas Lynn Stanton, Sr., 60 of Cape Coral, FL passed away after a short battle with cancer on Thursday, August 26, 2010 at his home. He was born on November 13, 1949 in Troy, Pennsylvania. He moved to Cape Coral in 1980 from Elmira, NY. Thomas was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving in the U.S. Army from 1968 to 1971. He is a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church, V.F.W. Post 8463, D.A.V. Chapter 108, Corvette Museum and the N.C.R.S. (National Corvette Restores Society).

He is survived by his loving family including his wife, Denise Stanton; children, Kim Stanton of Ft. Myers, Thomas L. Stanton, II of Cape Coral, Jameson DePaola of Cape Coral; parents, Horace Burton Stanton, II and Lois Marie Shieve Stanton of Horsehead, NY; brothers, Jeffrey Stanton of Elmira, NY and Bill Stanton of Erin, NY; granddaughter, Jazmyn DePaola; nephew, Corey Stanton; nieces, Mallory Stanton and Brooke Roberts. He was predeceased by his aunt, Jean Viscelli.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm on Monday at Coral Ridge Funeral Home, 1630 SW Pine Island Rd., Cape Coral.

The funeral service will be at 10 am on Tuesday at the funeral home with entombment to follow at Coral Ridge Cemetery with military honors provided by V.F.W. Post 8463.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations in his memory be made to Hope Hospice, 2430 Diplomat Parkway East, Cape Coral.

Please visit to share in his life story and leave online thoughts and memories for his family.

Arrangements under the direction of Coral Ridge Funeral Home & Cemetery 7080, Cape Coral, FL.


  • Funeral Service Tuesday, August 31, 2010
  • Visitation Monday, August 30, 2010

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Fred & Lourdes Price

September 14, 2010

Tom, I never was fortunately enough to have met your father but Fred my husband did and he tells me he was a great person full of fun and live. Looking at the photo albums I can see how much love you all had for each other and I know he will be missed. Let all those wonderful memories keep him close to your hart and may his memory bring a smile just like he would have liked. Our sincere sympathy,
Fred and Lourdes Price

September 6, 2010

To the entire Stanton family
We were so saddened to read about Tom. we wish you strength to help you with this most difficult time. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.
GOD bless you all
Roy and Diane Silvers and Families
Elmira Horseheads NY

September 6, 2010

I met up with Tom in 8th. grade, and knew him through high school. Sorry for your loss.
Ed Seelye ( Tioga Pa.)

Lucas Family

September 4, 2010

Our families thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. He will live on in our memories. May your family find peace during this time. (The Lucas family, Morristown, NJ)

Thomas Stanton II

September 1, 2010

Dad , you were my best friend . It will be tuff with out you . You were always thier and now you are not for the first time . It will take awhile to get use to not being here . You will always be in my heart and mind .

Joe Lucia

August 31, 2010

Tom will be greatly missed by all of his friends from the world of Corvettes, including myself. Tom was a gentleman and a great asset to our hobby.

Heather Dietrich

August 31, 2010

Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family! You will be greatly missed Uncle Tom.

August 31, 2010

Rest in peace uncle Tom. You will be greatly missed. Thought and prayers with everyone through this difficult time.

Jennifer Weller

August 31, 2010

Tommy & Kimmy,
Sorry to hear about your father's passing. You are in my thoughts as you face the loss of your father. With love.

Stuart Fox

August 30, 2010

To Denise and the Stanton family: Our deepest sympathy to you in your loss of Tom. We only knew him a few short years in conjunction with our hobby, but a lifetime through our shared brotherhood of service. His final battle has been fought with honor and dignity. He leaves his many friends and family members with positive memories of his passion for a life well lived