OBITUARY

Thomas M. Touchet

January 7, 1935September 22, 2013
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Tom Touchet, 78, of Palm Bay passed away Sunday evening at his home in Palm Bay after a valiant battle with Cancer. Tom was a native of Baltimore, Maryland before he came to reside in the Palm Bay community in 2002. Tom had a long career as a Longshoreman at the Ports of Baltimore before he retired. Prior to Tom's career, he was a veteran serving in the Seabees in California. After relocating to the Palm Bay community, Tom became a valued member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church where he had been a very active member as well as voluntering in many of the Church Ministries activities. Tom was also a valued member of the Knights of Columbus as well as the Elks Lodge where he continued to volunteer in their many community activities throughout the years. When not involved in any organizational activities, Tom enjoyed spending time with his friends in activities such as bowling, or more importantly, which restaurant the lunch or dinner get togethers were to be held. Afterwords Tom would spend his evenings at home watching his favorite programs while taking care of his beloved pets.

Tom was a widower, predeceased by Agnes. Tom is survived by his daughters: Sondra and husband Steve Guire of Buckhannon, WV; Denise and husband Lowell Thompson of Baltimore, MD; and son "Murf" and wife Rene' Schweiger of Baltimore, MD; Tom is also survived by his four grandchildren: Reba, Michael, Stacy, Ashlyn; in addition to his six Great-Grandchildren: Maryah,Dani,Davon,Gabriel, Kandi and Lexi. Tom was also survived by his step-children: Frank and wife Karen Duncan of Baltimore, MD; Bev and husband Scott Anderson of San Diego, CA; and Tommy and wife Donna Touchet of Baltimore, MD; three step-grandchildren Wendy, Eric, and Thomas; four step-great-grandchildren: Danny, Carlie, Noell and Veronika.

Friends of Tom and his Family may call at the Fountainhead Funeral Home, Sunday, September 29th from 3 pm until 7 pm, where there will be services following conducted by the Knights of Columbus in addition to the Elks Lodge during the Wake service beginning at 7 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, September 30th. beginning at 10 am in Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 300 Malabar Rd SE, Melbourne. Entombment will follow in Fountainhead Memorial Park, Palm Bay.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, September 29, 2013
  • Wake Sunday, September 29, 2013
  • Knights of Columbus Service Sunday, September 29, 2013
  • Elks Lodge Service Sunday, September 29, 2013
  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, September 30, 2013
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Thomas M. Touchet

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September 27, 2013

Nice to see you have many pictures ,they help keep your memories close. Remember him always.Get plenty of copies you'll need then.
Wish your family well
Jean Jacques,Minnesota

Kim Kelly-Speranza

September 26, 2013

Tom was such a kind man, and I know that he is now an Angel in Heaven. I will miss him. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family, Sondra and Reba, during this difficult time.

Kay Cleavenger

September 26, 2013

Peace be with you.

Gretchen Cleavenger

September 26, 2013

God's blessings be on all the family as you undergo one of life's most trying tests of faith. I love you dearly. Mom, Gretchen.

September 26, 2013

We are so sorry for your loss. Tom and Agnes were lovely people and will be missed by many. Jane and Howard Shipley

Alison Cunningham

September 25, 2013

I would like to express my condolances in the passing of your father Tom. May he rest in peace. My prayers and thoughts are with you at this time. It is well.

Lisa Hulver

September 25, 2013

God Bless you all through this very difficult time.

Misty Warden

September 25, 2013

May the loving memories you have of Tom comfort you in your time of sorrow.
Prayers to you all,
A Friend of Sondra's

Patrick Farrelly

September 25, 2013

Tom,
God Bless your soul ,you were a big guy with a big heart I will miss joking around with you and some of our more serious talks as well.I never got tired of your advise and valued your opinions,most of all I and I am sure many others will miss you for who you were ,I know you loved the Lord and you were kind to strangers . We often joked around and you always left me with my
side's hurting ,have a safe journey home my brother!!!

FROM THE FAMILY