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Whalen & Ball Funeral Home

168 Park Ave, Yonkers, NY

OBITUARY

Thomas M. Goff

June 18, 1985March 30, 2019
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Thomas M. Goff YPD, 33, a lifelong Yonkers resident, died on Saturday March 30, 2019 at Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville.

He was born on June 18, 1985 to Thomas and Joyce McCormack Goff in Yonkers where he was raised and educated, graduating from Sacred Heart Grade School. He also graduated from Hackley School in Tarrytown and Fordham University in the Bronx where he received a Bachelor’s Degree. Thomas was a police officer for the City of Yonkers for the past three and a half years until he passed away. He was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Church. He was a basketball referee, a member of the IAABO (International Association of Approved Basketball Officials), a member of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, a member of the Police Emerald Society of Westchester, and a former member of Knollwood Country Club. He played football, golf, and ran track in high school and enjoyed basketball, softball and golf.

He is survived by his parents, Thomas and Joyce Goff of Yonkers, a brother Trevor Goff of Yonkers, two sisters, Jessica Spitzer of Cortlandt Manor and Jaclyn Nolan and her husband Michael of Simsbury, CT, and a brother in law, Alex Velez. He is also survived by five nephews, Peyton, Blaise, Axxel, William and Conor who affectionately called him Uncle Doobie.

Visiting hours will be at Whalen & Ball Funeral Home on Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in The Monastery Church of the Sacred Heart on Wednesday April 3rd at 9:30am. Interment will follow at Ferncliff Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to the North Yonkers Scholarship Foundation, 10 Homecrest Ave., Yonkers, N.Y. 10703.

Whalen & Ball Funeral Home 168 Park Ave. Yonkers, N.Y. 10703

(914) 965-5488

www.whalenandballfh.com

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, April 2, 2019
  • Visitation Tuesday, April 2, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, April 3, 2019
  • Interment Wednesday, April 3, 2019

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Miguel Negrete

April 3, 2019

Dear entire Goff family,
I am so sorry for your loss. He was such a great man and my daughter would always enjoy when he would referee her games! May he Rest In Peace!

Charles Nola

April 3, 2019

My sincere condolences to Joyce and family. May Thomas Rest In Peace

Daniel Mulvey

April 2, 2019

Tom,
Sorry I couldn't come to the wake. My son, Michael, was @ Whalen in the afternoon and said was quite a line and wait.
It was certainly a great honor and respect for son as a good man.
All your fellow Hibernians feel for you and your family and
Pray that you will be. comforted in this sorrowful time.
We will pray @the meeting with our members for his soul and your family's peace.
I am sending you a memorial card for Project St. Patrick in the name of your son.
May god best you and your Family.
Yours In Christian Unity,
Dan Mulvey

Kathy McCarthy

April 2, 2019

Dear Joyce and Tom:

I am so sorry for your loss. You and your whole family are in my prayers.

Kathy McCarthy

Laurie Objay-Bartolini

April 2, 2019

Dear Goff Family,

So sorry for your loss.. Tom was one of a kind and will be truly missed.. Rest In Peace Tom

Love
Laurie Objay Bartolini

Thomas Faye

April 2, 2019

My Condolences to the Goff family! May He Rest In Peace...! So so sorry!🙏

Lisamarie Cooper

April 2, 2019

Dear Tommy, Joyce and Family,

I am truly sorry for the loss of Tommy, Jr. He was an amazing person. I am so blessed to have known him. May God Bless him always and forever in Heaven! He will be missed by everyone. My love and prayers to the entire Goff family.
And to Tommy Jr., in heaven thank you for all the great times in Sacred Heart gym. You were one of my favorite refs!! You will never be forgotten..💔Rest Easy Tommy.

Love, Lisa Cooper
and Family

Artie Petroni

April 1, 2019

Dear Tom and Joyce,
We are so deeply saddened for your loss. Thomas will be missed by many. Our prayers are always with you.

Artie Petroni
Yonkers Office Of Emergency Management

Debbie Powers

April 1, 2019

Dear Tom and Joyce,

I am so sorry for your loss. It was always a pleasure having Tommy at our gym and Ref our basketball games. We just spoke about the league and games at the Bowling Tournament. I am deeply saddened by his passing. I know God always has a plan and I am sure he needed Tommy by his side. I hope his memory helps you during these difficult days.

Steve and Carol Butsko

April 1, 2019

Dear Joyce and Tommy,

We send our love and prayers, may the Lord strengthen and comfort you and your family.

Love,
Carol and Steve Butsko

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