Thomas Anthony Look of Brewerton, NY, passed away Thursday, February 7, 2019, at the age of 86. He was born and raised on the northside of Syracuse, NY where he lived with his parents and 4 siblings. He was a graduate of St. John the Baptist High School. After earning his pilot license at the age of 19 he joined the Air Force and was stationed in Japan during the Korean war where he held a Secret Service Clearance rank to decipher and decode in coming teletype.
He married Shirley K. Hughes (predeceased) while serving in the Air Force. They had a beautiful fall wedding planned however, due to the Korean war did not take place that fall. While home on leave, they obtained special permission from the Bishop to get married during advent and the Bishop himself performed the wedding ceremony on December 19, 1953.
After being honorably discharged from the Air Force, Tom retired form Carrier Corporation after working there for 32 years. Then enjoyed traveling with the Carrier Retiree’s Group, and attending their monthly luncheons.
Together with Shirley they raised four children, Denise Look (predeceased), Deborah “Debi” Look of Brewerton, Sharlene (Look) Hillenbrand of Cleveland, and Vincent (Cindy) Look of Brewerton. He enjoyed spending time as a Dad to his children and being a proud “Papa” to his 5 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren.
Tom was a parishioner of Divine Mercy Parish in Central Square where is enjoyed spending time with his friends at mass, and their monthly luncheons. He also enjoyed the monthly luncheons at the Brewerton Methodist Church.
Calling hours will be held at New Comer Cremations & Funerals, 705 North Main Street, North Syracuse, on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm.
A mass celebration will be held at Divine Mercy Parish, 592 South Main Street, Central Square, on Thursday, February 14, 2019, at 10:00 am, following the mass will be a military burial with honors at Our Lady of Peace Cemetery, 8668 County Route 57, Baldwinsville, NY 13027
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