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“Aww, what a sweet man. So sad and my thoughts and prayers to his family. It was an honor to know him. ”
1 of 34 | Posted by: D Keith

“I love you Uncle Tom. I will miss you terribly. Life will not be the same without you. Thank you for all of the wonderful memories. Furthermore,...Read More »
2 of 34 | Posted by: Michael Kloc - Buffalo, NY

“Known Tom for many years, we got to work together and enjoy alaska,s great outdoors finishing and hunting. Tom had a great spirit that was contagious...Read More »
3 of 34 | Posted by: Lee camarata - tucson, AZ

“Dearest Tommy--I have so many great memories of the many times as kids you and Stevie made me laugh until I cried. You two were hilarious together....Read More »
4 of 34 | Posted by: Liz Skelton - Lancaster, NY

“My deepest condolences and sympathy to your family. Such a kind and loving man who will be missed by so many. ”
5 of 34 | Posted by: Kelle Lynch-Baldwin

“My condolences to the Gollwitzer Family. My prayers and thoughts are with you. JEAN AMOROSI ”
6 of 34 | Posted by: Jean Amorosi - NY

“Family of Tommy Gollwitzer. We want to offer our condolences on Tom's passing. As Tom's cousin, my wife Lori and I saw Tom about a year ago for...Read More »
7 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“I am so sad. Many prayers go out to the Golwitzer family. Tom was a great guy. He loved his family. I will always remember that he loved coming...Read More »
8 of 34 | Posted by: Marci Ward - Fairbanks, AK

“I truly never met a more kind man than Tom Gollwitzer. He leaves behind a beautiful life filled with giving to others at every opportunity. He will...Read More »
9 of 34 | Posted by: - Fairbanks

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
10 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“Rest In Peace Uncke Tom. We've enjoyed your visits from Alaska. Sending love and strength to your entire family as you will be missed. Love, Lisa,...Read More »
11 of 34 | Posted by: Lisa, Dakota & Mikaela Kloc - FL

“My deepest condolences to all of Tom's family and friends. I have such truly wonderful memories of the times I got to spend with the Gollwitzer kids,...Read More »
12 of 34 | Posted by: Rosemary Wetherold - Austin, TX

“Sorry for you loss. Tom was a very good man. I always enjoyed our lunches. ”
13 of 34 | Posted by: Kevin Bishop

“Cindy, Amber and Sinnet our thoughts and prayers go out to you. Tom was a great guy who showed his love and care for all of you along with all the...Read More »
14 of 34 | Posted by: Gerrie Jauhola - Sahaurita, AZ

“Sorry to hear of your lose Cyndee . Tom was a wonderful person and I so remember the choir at St Nicks and the NewYears Eve party's with singing and...Read More »
15 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“May God bless your family in this time of their life. Glad I got to meet Tom ”
16 of 34 | Posted by: William Sanderson - North Pole, AK

“We don't know Tom personally, except as a brother in Christ whose music lifted our hearts to God during Mass. We pray for Tom and your family. ”
17 of 34 | Posted by: Misty Mealey - North Pole, AK

“To the Gollwitzer family , We are very sorry to hear of Toms passing. May the Lord give you comfort . Tom was a kind person to work with. ”
18 of 34 | Posted by: Joe and Sue Morowski - Portland, ND

“We have known Tom since the early 70s and recently returned to Alaska. We were blessed to get back in touch with Tom and meet his amazing family. ...Read More »
19 of 34 | Posted by: Michele. Ingraham - North Pole, AK

“WE had the pleasure of meeting & talking to Tom a few times here in Hamburg NY. He was so interesting to listen to & now reading his entire...Read More »
20 of 34 | Posted by: Don & Bonnie Thiry - Hamburg, NY

“Our sincere sympathy to the entire family. We have never met anyone in your family except Patty (and Jim) but that friendship is enough to feel the...Read More »
21 of 34 | Posted by: Gary and Vicki Hoffmaster - IN


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24 of 34 | Posted by: Gary Gollwitzer

“Dear Cindy, Family and dearest Jaden, I send my heartfelt condolences at Tom's passing. I will always remember his faithful service in Music ministry...Read More »
25 of 34 | Posted by: Bett Stroup - Melbourne, FL

“Dear Cindy, and Gollwitzer Family, Just want to extend my deepest sympathy and condolences on the passing of Tom. I am so glad I had the opportunity...Read More »
26 of 34 | Posted by: Jim Costa - Elma, NY

“Very sorry for your loss Pat ”
27 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“Erin,So sorry to hear about your dad :-(Tamara Hornbuckle ”
28 of 34 | Posted by: Tamara Hornbuckle - Fairbanks, AK

“Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.Your friends, Bob and Pam Giabbai ”
29 of 34 | Posted by: Bob Giabbai - Warrensburg, MO

“I had the pleasure of having dinner on the shore of Lake Erie with Tom and his sister Mary during one of his Buffalo visits five or so years ago....Read More »
30 of 34 | Posted by: Tom Kloc - Frederick, MD

“We love and miss you very much.The Glaudo Family ”
31 of 34 | Posted by: Brandy Glaudo

“Very sorry to hear of your loss. Tom was a great man and a good friend, and will be missed. Rest in peace. ”
32 of 34 | Posted by: Rick Austin - Fox, AK

“I am very saddened to hear this news. Tom and his family are in our thoughts and prayers. I'll always remember him with a guitar in his hand. ”
33 of 34 | Posted by: Mel Birch - Whidbey Island, WA

“Rest in Peace my friend. It has been my honor to have been considered your friend. You will be missed. ”
34 of 34 | Posted by: Pete Villarreal - Corpus Christi, TX


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Thomas was born on October 24, 1948 and passed away on Sunday, October 1, 2017.

Thomas was a resident of Alaska at the time of passing.

Another avid interest was Taekwondo, he attended the Midnight Sun Taekwondo school earning his Yellow Belt.

He grew up in Buffalo, NY until he received an invitation from Uncle Sam to enlist in the Army.

A visitation will be held at Chapel of Chimes Funeral Home in Fairbanks, Alaska from 5PM until 8PM on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. There will be a service at 11AM on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in North Pole, Alaska with a burial to follow at Northern Lights Memorial Park.

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