STOUGHTON- Thomas J. Gavney passed away on Oct. 30, 2013, at Skaalen Retirement Home in Stoughton.
He was born on Nov. 24, 1933, the son of Thomas and Alice (Wedeward) Gavney, in Beloit. Thomas married his wife of 55 years, Sally (Rockstead) Gavney, in 1956.
Thomas is survived by his children, David Gavney, Rebecca (Dan) Driscoll, Dale (Jennifer Blasen) Gavney, and Sara (Dorn) Gavney Moore; grandchildren, Andrew Driscoll and Malia and Ben Gavney; sister Alice (Gene) Duclon, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; brothers, Harold and Raymond Gavney; and sisters, Mary Gallagher and Mildred (May) Helmts. Thomas also leaves behind many friends, including those at Skaalen Home and the Koffee Kup in Stoughton.
A memorial service celebrating Thomas' life will be held at SKAALEN RETIREMENT HOME, 400 North Morris St., Stoughton, from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. Following the service, Thomas will be interned at Mount Olivet Cemetery, 1827 North Washington St, Janesville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions would be appreciated for The Beloit Snappers and the International Crane Foundation.
Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.
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