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Thomas H. Armao R.Ph Thomas Armao of Hilton Head died on February 6, 2012 of lung cancer. Tom was a longtime resident of Hilton Head Island. During his career he worked in drug research and development for Boroughs Welcome and other drug companies. He later opened home care companies in New York and Connecticut. Tom also developed and oxygen system for light aircraft which he manufactured and marketed under the name of Aerox. Tom was an avid pilot and enjoyed traveling with his family in his airplane. While on Hilton Head he was an advocate for Best Friends Dog Park at Chaplin Park. Tom worked on the Beaufort County board of elections and volunteered for VIM as a pharmacist. He will be missed by his wife Alison, His Children: Terri Armao of Arlington, VA, Tim Armao of Deland Fl, Michelle Simmons of St, Augustine, FL, Elizabeth Armao of Deland, FL, Jody Kenny of Hilton Head, Peter Berko of Raleigh, NC. Tom is survived by seven grandchildren Maria, CJ, Michael, Dylan, Damon, Charles and Kailyn. Tom will also be missed by his dogs, Bray, Heather & Morgen who were his constant companions Donations in Tom's name can be made to Hilton Head Humane Association, Humane Way Hilton Head SC 29926 or to Noah's Arks Rescue, 4084 Spring Island, Okatie SC 29909. Services will be private. The Island Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements on line at www.theislandfuneralhome.com

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