Thomas J. Wilkison, 68, of Manchester, husband of 44 years to Susan (Jagoutz) Wilkison passed away Friday April 12, 2019. Born in Bridgeport to the late Thomas L. and Anna (Kuhar) Wilkison, he graduated from Stratford High School in 1969 and served in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1969-1973. He and Susan married in 1974. Tom served as a Manchester Police Officer for 10 years, was a community business owner of the 7-11 Main Street and co-owner of Lotto Express both in Manchester, Fiscal Administrative Assistant for the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, and as the Deputy Chief Steward for the A&R Union for the State of CT, where he retired from in 2013. Besides his wife, Susan, Tom leaves his son Erick Wilkison and his wife Kelly of Manchester, his grandchildren Parker and Vaughn, and his sisters Dale Bearb and Donna Montgomery both of FL.
A Memorial Gathering will be held on Thursday April 18th from 6 – 8 p.m. at 55 Stillfield Rd. Manchester. Adhering to Tom’s political side, memorial contributions may be made to "Donald J. Trump for President, Inc." The John F. Tierney Funeral Home has care of the arrangements. For online condolences, please visit www.tierneyfuneralhome.com