Thomas Patrick Lovett

October 20, 1951June 17, 2012

Thomas Patrick Lovett, 60, of Bushkill, PA passed away Sunday evening June 17, 2012 at his home surrounded by his loving family and close friends.

Born in New York City, NY on October 20, 1951 he was a son to the late Thomas Joseph Lovett and Mary Herlihy Lovett. Thomas served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam from 1970-1971. Thomas was a decorated war veteran earning a National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with 1 Bronze Service Star, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Marksman Qualification Badge with Rifle Bar, Sharpshooter Qualification Badge with Grenade Bar, and two overseas Service Bars. Following his honorable discharge from the Army, Thomas had a 21 year career serving as a uniformed member of the New York City Department of Sanitation. He retired in August, 2006. As a Disabled American Veteran and an executive board member of DAV Chapter 23 in Bronx, NY, Thomas volunteered his time to help all war era veterans with service connected claims and benefits in his role as chapter service officer. Thomas was also an avid hunter and fisherman.

Surviving Thomas is his wife, Patricia Ann Gerard of Bushkill, PA; daughter, Kristen Kathleen Lovett of Dunmore, PA; brother Gerald Lovett and wife Randi Lovett of Rockaway, NJ; and brother Charles Lovett of Daytona, FL; nieces and nephews, Brendan Lovett and wife Betty Lovett, Megan Lovett, Conor Lovett, Michael Gerard, Taylor Gerard, Eileen Gerard, Samantha Gerard, and Kimberly Gerard.

Family and friends are asked to gather in memorium at the Lanterman & Allen Funeral Home, Inc. 27 Washington Street, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301 from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM on July 21, 2012.

Immediately following a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday July 21, 2012 at The Church of Saint John 5171 Milford Rd. East Stroudsburg, PA 18302, officiating Rev. Jeffrey Walsh at 12 Noon.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Lanterman & Allen Funeral Home, Inc. 27 Washington Street East Stroudsburg, PA18301. (


  • Visitation Saturday, July 21, 2012
  • Memorial Service Saturday, July 21, 2012

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Joe Pesante Jr.

August 2, 2012

May you Rest In Peace my friend you where a gentleman a good worker and a great friend, I will pray for you and your family, May you be with God and may our Lord and savior give your family peace and comfort until we all meet again.

Ron McHugh

July 31, 2012

Tommy, you were a special friend.
I miss you
I miss you
Yes, I truly miss you

Dermot McElholm

July 21, 2012

Sincere condolences to Patricia and Chrissie on Tommy`s Passing from this life - a man we had the pleasure of spending time with during our time in the States on several occasions and a fighter right until the end - Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh a Anam Uasal agus Suaimhneas Síoraí - from the McElholm Family in Derry - Ireland

Nelson B.

July 21, 2012

Tommy, You will be miss my bro.May God welcome you into his everlasting kingdom.A good Nam-Combat buddy,we'll always share that foxhole together,bro.
Nelly & Jo-Ann B.

Nelson Braswell

July 21, 2012

Tommy,We will miss you my bro.May God Welcome you into his everlasting kingdom and smile upon you forever,and ever
Amen.A good Viet-Nam combat buddy,we will forever be in that foxhole together, bro.

Redmon Patterson

July 11, 2012

My prayers and thoughts are with the family, Tommy you will be missed but
not forgotten, my friend, buddy, you enjoyed a good life .

July 10, 2012

Tommy spending time with you and your family every so often was truly a pleasure. You will be most certainly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family through this difficult time.

Larry and Lola Scheid

Edward Bodkin

July 10, 2012

Tommy was one of the family i can see him smiling right now. We had good times working together.Tommy thanks for the memories.

Sal Annerino

July 9, 2012

Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.

Joe Pesante

July 9, 2012

May we meet again in heaven my friend. we pray for your wife, children and all your passed and surviving relatives may they all be in God hands.

Joe & Elizabeth Pesante and family