Thomas C. Weatherill ’48 died on July 5, 2022, in Edgewater, Florida.
(The following was provided by the South Jersey Times on October 14, 2022)
Thomas C. Weatherill, age 94, passed on July 5, 2022, surrounded by his family in Florida where he lived in Edgewater for the past thirty years. Thomas was born in Boston and lived in Woodbury for many years. After retirement, Thomas moved to Ocean City, NJ, and later to Edgewater, FL. Thomas graduated secondary school from the Salisbury School in Salisbury, CT, and received his B.A. from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, ME. Thomas served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He began his career at Sun Oil in Philadelphia where he worked over thirty years, retiring from his position as a systems programmer. During his career at Sun Oil, Thomas participated in a mentoring program where he would tutor at-need students in Philadelphia. He was a member of The Presbyterian Church at Woodbury where he served as deacon and usher, delivered flowers to shut-ins, and generously volunteering for anything the church needed. He enjoyed coaching his children’s Woodbury Little League and Babe Ruth baseball teams, going to Ocean City, NJ, and the beach, photography, doing crossword puzzles, playing tennis, and was a big fan of chocolate milk shakes. In his younger years, Thomas played in a church fast-pitch softball league. While in Florida, he enjoyed playing bocce with his friends and was editor of the Pelican Pouch, his community newspaper. Most of all, Thomas loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Thomas was predeceased by his wife Nancy (Jackson) Weatherill and Marlies Mabey Weatherill, parents Robert T. and Marion B.S. Weatherill, and brother Jared (Marie) Weatherill. Survived by his children Robert (Lori) Weatherill, Karen (David) Warren, Craig Weatherill (Diane Brennan), Jeff Weatherill (Joseph Kromenacker), Judith (Sean) Mauro, grandchildren Robert (Brooke), Kevin (Christy) and Kyle Weatherill, Tim (Sue) Warren, Lindsay (Terrence) Rindler, Christopher Warren, Ryan (Rebecca) Weatherill, Jessica (Chris) Knight, Sarah and Rebecca Mauro and thirteen great-grandchildren.