Thomas Richard Gelder
June 23, 1952 – December 1, 2018
Tom Gelder (66) passed on Saturday, December 1st in Wellington, Florida. Tom was born and raised in New York City to Richard Gelder and Alice Miller Gelder Roarke. He was a long- time resident of Florida, residing in West Palm Beach and then Wellington. Tom is survived by his sister Aileen Gelder Wilson of Lake Orion, MI. He also leaves his nephew, David Wilson Jr., wife, Elizabeth, grand-nephew, Luke Richard Wilson and his grand-niece, Annabeth Grace Wilson. Tom was devoted to his long- time companion and best friend Dana Benjamin. Tom was an avid animal lover and was a great pup Dad to Yagi and then Lucy. Tom leaves behind his best buddie, his dog, Shadow.