Thomas Charles Oliver

Born: Tue., Nov. 22, 1960
Died: Sat., May 2, 2020

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Thomas Charles Oliver, age 59, of St. Clair, PA passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 2nd, 2020 at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest in Allentown. Born in Shenandoah, PA on November 22, 1960, he was the son of the late Clare and Elizabeth (Gallagher) Oliver. Tom was a graduate of Mahanoy Area High School, Class of 1978. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1978 till 1982. Tom worked as an Airfield Foreman at the Reading Regional Airport for 36 years. He was a member of St. Clare of Assisi Roman Catholic Church in St. Clair. Tom loved traveling and he and Carol got married in his favorite place, St. John in the US Virgin Islands. Tom also loved the Philadelphia Eagles and his dogs: Ginger and Peanut. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four sisters: Judy Swirsky, Gloria Kershitsky, Kathy Swirsky, and Pamela Swirsky Tom is survived by his wife of 14 years, Carol Ann (Yaneck) Oliver, Saint Clair; a daughter Tanya Oliver and a son Tommy Oliver, both of Girardville; two step-sons: David and Joseph Mengle, both of Saint Clair; three granddaughters: Lily, Aiva, and Addison; four sisters: Ann Marie Swirsky, Marlene Rudisill and her husband John, and Diane Zimmerman and her husband Robert, all of Shenandoah, and Mary Price and her husband Robert, Pottsville; two brothers: Joseph Swirsky, Shenandoah and Clare Oliver Jr, Frackville; eleven nieces and nephews and thirteen great nieces and great nephews. Services and interment will be held private due to the pandemic situation. The Robert A Evans Jr Funeral Home in Port Carbon is in charge of arrangements. Please send condolences to

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Terry Sroka
   Posted Mon May 04, 2020
On behalf of the Airport Staff, I would like to express our sincere sympathy to you and your family. Tom was a great guy and had many friends at the airport. He will be sadly missed!!!

Trish Creque
   Posted Wed May 06, 2020
Carol, your husband Tom was so loved. I have many fond memories of our time working together at RDG. I will always remember your wedding at Trunk Bay in St. John, what a beautiful memory. He loved you so much. Rest in Peace Tom, you left us way too soon.

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