Thomas L'Amoreaux

Obituary of Thomas L'Amoreaux

L'AMOREAUX, Thomas Joseph Age 68 of Horseheads, NY. He was born June 24, 1948 in Elmira, NY, son of the late Frank and Florence L'Amoreaux and passed away Monday, April 24, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years,Maria; children Mark & Julie (Ferris) L'Amoreaux, Lissy L'Amoreaux & Chris Burkhalter, Laurie L'Amoreaux & Greg Remy; grandchildren Luke L'Amoreaux and Ella Remy; cousins Marilyn and Homer Monroe, Eugene, Mary and Thomas Ploucha; and brother and sister in law Steve and Vicki Dowzycky. Tom had great pride in his country. He faithfully served in the Army as a military policeman during the Vietnam War in 1969. Following that he finished his degree at Corning Community College and entered the world of sales where he boasted a successful career for over 35 years. He retired from Keebler Foods in 2007. He enjoyed attending many Broadway shows with Maria and held a passion for sports. Tom was a dedicated fan to the Yankees, and Notre Dame teams, and was a New York Giants season ticket holder for over 30 years. This passion carried over to him coaching his daughters' softball teams for many years as well as playing basketball and golf. He considered his greatest accomplishment to be his three successful children and especially adored his two grandchildren. Tom had a very kind heart and quick wit and will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. Family and friends are invited to his Divine Liturgy on Friday, April 28th at 2pm in St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church, 410 E. McCanns Blvd., in Elmira Heights. Interment and committal prayers with full military honors will follow in St. Nicholas Cemetery. All are invited to a celebration of his life following services at the Elmira Heights Legion, 236 Scottwood Ave, Elmira, NY from 4-8pm. All services (including church) will be celebrated in Tom's style wearing your favorite fan gear. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Tom's name to the St Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church, or to your charity of choice.