- September 24, 1957 - October 24, 2012
- Poughkeepsie, New York
of Thomas 's Passing
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“So sorry to hear of Tom's passing. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.
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“Our condolences on hearing the news this morning. Tom was always positive, encouraging and affirming every time we saw him. He was also proud of...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Rev. & Mrs. Andrew Lee - Chicago, IL
“My sincere condolences to Tom's family and dear friends. He was a good friend during High School.
3 of 9 | Posted by: Jim Leiper - Pittsburgh, PA
“Our Deepest Symapathies to the family. Our thoughts and Prayer are with all
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4 of 9 | Posted by: Liz Conners Armbruster - Milford, PA
“We are sad to know that one of our fellow Greentree Parker's is no longer with us. He was one of the gang that loved to play sports during the...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Karen Mulvaney - Richmond, VA
“Tom was always fun. friendly, happy and smiling that is the way I will always think of him and I hope he is with his Uncle Dukie (my dad) and the...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Kelly Conners Bilyou - Pough, NY
“I wish to send you all my prayers to the family and friends of Tom. I am so sorry to hear of your loss.
7 of 9 | Posted by: Sandy Craig-Mustgrave
“Hi all. Our deepest sympathy. Such sadness for a wonderful brother, son, husband, Dad, cousin and I am sure a friend to so many. He is no longer in...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Bob Dembicki - New York, NY
“To Tom's family.. I am very sad to hear that Tom has passed away. Pls know that my thoughts and prayers are with you.
9 of 9 | Posted by: Melody Prentice Couch - Kalamazoo, MI
Poughkeepsie – Thomas H. Kirschner, 55, a lifelong area resident, died Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at Vassar Bros. Medical Center, Poughkeepsie.
Born September 24, 1957 in Poughkeepsie, he was the son of Edward and Mary Conners Kirschner of Hyde Park. Tom was a 1975 graduate of F.D. Roosevelt High School in Hyde Park.
Thomas proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1977 to 1980 and the Air Force from 1982 to 1986.
He worked for Call-A-Cab Taxi service in Poughkeepsie for several years until he had to stop working due to his health.
He enjoyed flying kites, going for walks and playing badminton with his wife, Haiming. He liked watching sports on television, especially the NY Giants and NY Mets.
On July 31, 2009 in Poughkeepsie, he married Haiming Li. Mrs. Kirschner survives at home.
In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by his daughter, Jessica Lynn Kirschner of Oregon; son, Thomas Kirschner of Poughkeepsie; granddaughter, Jasmine of Oregon; brother, James Kirschner and wife, Georgia, of Keene, New Hampshire; sister, Nancy Elwell of Hyde Park; brother, Charles H. Kirschner of Poughkeepsie; and many nieces.
A period of visitation will be from 9 to 11 am, Saturday, October 27, 2012 at the Mid-Hudson Chinese Christian Church, 306 All Angels Hill Road, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590.
A Memorial Service will take place at 11 am at the church with a reception to follow.
In keeping with Tom's wishes, cremation will take place at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Mid Hudson Chinese Christian Church, 306 All Angels Hill Road, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590.
Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc., Rte. 9, Hyde Park.
To send a condolence or for directions, please visit www.sweetsfuneralhome.com.