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Thomas Cesnick

October 25, 1945 — June 17, 2021


MIDLAND- Thomas Michael Cesnick, 75, passed away on Thursday, June 17, 2021 at UPMC Western Maryland. Born October 25, 1945 in Midland, he was the son of the late John J. and Catherine (Fair) Cesnick. Besides his parents he is proceeded in death by sister Cornelia “Toni” Ann Doolan, in laws, Phyllis and Carl Deal, brothers- in- law, Kenneth L. McKenzie and Timothy Doolan, sister-in-law, Sarah Cesnick, and nephew, John C. Knippenberg.

Thomas served his country in the U.S. Navy during Vietnam War and served with the Sea Bees. He was a member of Divine Mercy Parish at St. Joseph’s Church in Midland, serving as an altar boy in his youth. Thomas had worked at Westvaco as an operating engineer and retired from the CSX Railroad. He loved trains both model and locomotives. It was said, he loved, “Trains, planes, and automobiles.” Thomas was on several pool teams throughout the years. He also belonged to the Midland Volunteer Fire Company, the Midland Sportsman Club, and the NRA. Thomas loved fixing automobiles and tinkering in his basement. One of his passions was cuckoo clocks and he enjoyed repairing them. After retirement, you could find Thomas with his “Coffee Crew” at McDonalds.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Bonnie (Deal) Cesnick, children, Joan E. Cesnick ,Thomas “Andy” Cesnick, Teresa M. Cesnick, and granddaughter, who he loved dearly and called her his “Little Sweetsy” Catherine (Ellie) Filer, brother Eugene A. Cesnick, Sr., and sister, Agnes Louise McKenzie.

A Memorial service will be at the Sowers Funeral Home on Friday, June25, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. with Father Ed Hendricks officiating.

Inurnment will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Midland.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Thomas’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, American Diabetes Association, or a favorite children’s charity.

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