Tom McAllister, 75, born in Glenwood Landing, NY, passed away peacefully and surrounded by his family in Manchester on January 17, 2022.
Tom leaves behind his loving wife of 30-years Mary McAllister, Son Mark and his wife Tracy, of Bedford, NH; Son Michael and his wife Leslie of Auburn, NH; Daughter Carrie of Glastonbury, as well as his beloved grandchildren Payton, Ethan, Chase and Cameron, and great-grandson Gavin. In addition, Tom is survived by his sisters Ann Stoddard, Margaret Woolard, Patricia Brazauskaus, Elizabeth Comparetto and Adeline Hannah. Tom is predeceased by his parents George and Ann, and his sisters Georgine and Joan.
Always a humble veteran, Tom proudly served his country in the United States Air Force in two tours of Vietnam. Later in life, he eventually settled in Connecticut and started his family. He was employed by the United States Postal Service as a letter carrier for over 34 years and leaves behind an extended postal family. Tom retired in 2010, embracing life as a grandfather and doggy daycare specialist.
Tierney Funeral home in Manchester will be hosting calling hours to take place 4-7PM on Thursday January 20th, with funeral services beginning at Tierney on Friday January 21st at 11AM, followed by burial at Hillstown Veterans Cemetery in Manchester with full military honors.
The family wishes to thank UCONN Health Center for their ongoing care, as well as Masonicare Hospice Services of East Hartford. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the local veteran charity of your choice.