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Thomas Leo McRaith

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“To the McRaith family,We are so sorry for your loss. I remember him as Barry's older brother when we used to get together on Lincoln Street. He was...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: John Fitzpatrick - West Chester, OH

“Dear Caroline and Ellen,I am so sorry for the passing of your Father and to my former students, the Prah children, your Grandfather.I will keep Tom...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Colleen Tosti - Chicago, IL

“To the McRaith Family, I have many fond memories of Mr McRaith and the entire family. The loss of a parent is never easy. Remember a piece of him...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Sally Ward - Elmwood Park, IL

“So sorry to hear of Tom's passing. He and Jimmie have had such a long and wonderful marriage and also reached out to so many others. I well remember...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Edward "Teddy" Arroyo SJ - MO

“Heartbreaking to hear of Tom's death. His wife Jimmie has been my friend since seventh grade. I have followed the wonderful family (I call the...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Carroll SAUSSY - MD

“So sorry to hear about Mr McRaith. Always smiling. Heres to happy times in Heaven! Love to all ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Betsy Terando - Austin, TX

“Tom was a wonderful person! It was truly a blessing to be able to work with him at St Vincent de Paul Society. I will miss him. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Janet Parker - Evanston, IL

“Mr. McRaith was a wonderful man. A rock-solid person, a great father, and always a true gentleman. I learned a lot from his example and will miss him...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Patrick McCarthy - St. Louis, MO

Thomas was born on October 2, 1934 and passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2019.

Thomas was a resident of Evanston, Illinois at the time of passing.

Tom graduated from St. A's (where his seven children and four of his grandchildren also graduated from), he then went on to graduate from Loyola Academy High School (Class of 1952) and Loyola University - Chicago.

Tom and Jimmie made their first home in Norfolk, VA while Tom served in the U.S. Navy on the USS Richard E. Kraus from 1957 to 1959.