February 24, 2010
Saturday, February 27, 2010 11:00 AM St. Mary Catholic Church
Friday, February 26, 2010 2 - 4 pm & 7 - 9 pm
Thomas A. Valentine, 54, of Springfield passed away, Wednesday, February 24, 2010 in the Springfield Regional Medical Center.
He was born April 12, 1955 in Greenville, PA. Tom was a graduate of Clarion University in Clarion, PA receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Business. He was employed with Lubrication Engineers in Fort Worth, TX for over 25 years. Tom was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Urbana and the Knights of Columbus #624 in Springfield. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and cooking. Tom was an avid Notre Dame and Cleveland Browns football fan. Tom was a loving husband, father, son, brother, uncle and friend. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Julie (Keath) Valentine; his mother, Gloria F. (Yapuncic) Valentine of Urbana; his son, Tony Valentine of Brunswick, OH, his daughter, Laura Valentine who is attending Miami University; his sister, Barbara Tofani of Cincinnati, Ohio, his brother, Joe (Lorinda) Valentine of Lott, TX; his nieces & nephews, Joey Valentine, Katy Valentine and Matt Valentine; his mother-in-law, Jessie Keath of Minersville, PA and a host of relatives and friends.
Tom is preceded in death by his father, Joseph C., his brothers, Richard and John Valentine and his father-in-law, John Keath.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Friday, February 26, 2010 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana, Ohio; with the K of C service held at 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial, to celebrate Tom’s life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 27, 2010 in St. Mary Catholic Church with the Rev. Gregory Konerman officiating.
Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Catholic Central Foundation 1200 E. High St., Springfield, Ohio 45505 or to the Springfield Regional Cancer Center, 148 W. North St., Springfield, Ohio 45504.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com