Dewey, Thomas J.

Thomas James Dewey, 72, of Wilmington, DE, died September 4, 2021.

Tom was born October 6th, 1948, in Chester, PA, to Louis and Ruth (McDonald) Dewey.

He attended St. James High School in Chester PA, and then went on to attend the Antonelli Institute of Photography. Tom worked as a design checker for various engineering firms, but his first love was Photography. Tom was a proud Veteran of the United States Army.

He is survived by his wife, Marianne (Martin) Dewey, his son Thomas John Dewey (Tracy-Anne King-Dewey), his daughter Ruthanne Dewey (fiancée - Tricia Souder), his sisters Margaret Babenko and Elizabeth Taylor (Wayne Taylor), and his brothers James Dewey and Robert Dewey (Koralia Dewey), along with a number of nieces and nephews. Tom is also survived by his favorite 4 legged friends; Eve, Zito, Bari, Cricket, and Luke. He was preceded in death by his mother Ruth (McDonald) Dewey, his father Louis Dewey, and his brother Michael Dewey.

A viewing will be held on Sunday, September 12 from 10:30-12 noon at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3924 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19803 with a funeral service at 12 noon. Interment will take place privately. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations made to The Delaware Humane Association (DHA), 701 A Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 or the Wilmington VA Medical Center (via the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs website,

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