Thomas E. Cimochowski, 77, of Iroquois La., Waterloo, N.Y., passed away, unexpectedly, on Monday (June 18, 2018) at Geneva General Hospital, Geneva, N.Y.
Family and friends may call at the Doran Funeral Home 4 E. Bayard St., Seneca Falls, N.Y. on Thursday (June 21) from 5 to 7 p.m. Tom’s Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday (June 22) at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Church, Seneca Falls with Reverend Roy Kiggins as celebrant. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
If desired, contribution may be made to Babcock-Hovey B.S.A. Camp, 7294 Co. Rd. 132, Ovid, NY 14521 or the American Red Cross, Canandaigua Unit, 5297 Parkside Dr. #301, Canandaigua, NY 14424.
Tom was born in Thompson, Conn. on May 19, 1941 the son of the late Edward and Clara Mailloux Cimochowski. He was a graduate of Worchester State, Worchester, Mass. where he earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Education. He earned his Master’s Degree in Education from Eastern CT. State University at Willimantic, Conn. He had resided in the Seneca Falls/Waterloo area since 1969. Tom was retired from the Seneca Falls Central School System where he taught earth science for 27 years. He was a member of St. Patrick’s Church, Seneca Falls and a member of the church choir. He was a member of the Bell Choir, the Seneca Singers, member and former president of the Cornell Cooperative Extension, former head of the Driver’s Program for the NYS AARP, active leader in the local Boy Scouts, active member & instructor at the American Red Cross in swimming and CPR, member and past president of the Seneca Falls Teachers Association, member of the band boosters, and member and secretary of the St. Francis/St. Clare Senior’s Group.
He is survived by his wife, Pat Cyphart Cimochowski of Waterloo, N.Y.; two daughters Debra (Brad) Petrella of N.J., Trinya Warner of Delmar, N.Y.; one son, Thomas (Katie) Cimochowski of Guilderland, N.Y.; four grandchildren Riley and Brianna Petrella, Michael Sichy, and Brady Warner; sister, Dolores McGovern of Grosvenordale, Conn.; two brothers Donald Cimochowski of Grosvenordale, Conn., Richard (Rochelle) Cimochowski of Rogers, Conn.; several nieces and nephews.