Thomas E. Clune Sr.
May 28, 1935 – July 8, 2022
Thomas E. Clune Sr., 87, of Bumpass, VA passed away peacefully on Friday, July 8, 2022, surrounded by his family at Martha Jefferson Hospital, Charlottesville, VA.
Tom is proceeded in death by his father, Francis Clune; mother Pauline Clune; beloved wife, Violet “Sherry” Clune; sister Sally Enright; sister-in-law Laura Clune; son Michael Clune; niece, Janice Clune; grandson, Trinton Davis.
Tom is survived by four brothers, Francis Clune, Clare Clune (Ronnie), Daniel Clune (Sharon) and Donald Clune (Maryann); three sisters, Betty Clune, Maryann Clune, and Rosemarie Clune; sister-in-law Pat Joyce; four children Thomas Clune Jr. (Sandra), Donald Clune (Linda), Debbie Clune and David Clune (Regina); nine grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
Tom grew up in Port Jervis, New York and worked various jobs until he joined the Army. He would later be stationed in Mineral, VA to work on microwave communications towers between DC and Richmond. This is where he met Sherry and decided to raise his family. He would later be deployed for two tours in the Vietnam war. Tom was a proud Army veteran and took pride in his 20 years of service and reminiscing with his comrades. After retiring from the Army, Tom went to work as an Instrument Technician at North Anna Nuclear Power Plant, until he retired. He was a member of the VFW, American Legion and Knights of Columbus. He was very active in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and served on the church council. He enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family and friends as often as he could. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing and everything outdoors.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 1107 Fredericks Hall Rd. Bumpass, VA 23024.
A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 14 at the church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Tom and Debbie and all, I am very sorry to hear of your lost, God bless and best wishes. SAM
So very sorry for your loss. Tom always treated me very nicely he was a good guy. And thanks for your service.
So very sorry to hear of Tom’s passing. I thought so much of him over the years at North Anna. Truly a great guy!
I am so sorry for your loss Tom and Debbie. Your father was a good man to work for. We loved hearing his war and fishing stories.
As Tom’s caretaker/companion aide these last 4 months I have learnt a lot from his stories ( always loved hearing them ) Tom will be deeply missed as I felt he became my family. I will always cherish the moments we had.
Such an amazing man who fought for our freedom ..now his fight is over an he can go rejoice with his wife an friends whom he always talked bout that were waiting on him to join them .. Love yu Tom , I’ll never forget you !!
Goodby old friend !!!
I am so sorry to read this. I knew him when he was stationed at Rt. 33 many years ago. He was a fine young man. Bless the family with peace.
So sorry to hear of your fathers passing Tom and Debbie.
Tom and Debbie I was sorry to hear about your loss. I had many good memories of working with all of you at North Anna. GOD has all of your family in his hands. May he comfort you in this tough time
God bless, Tom. I remember all those years we worked together.
Tom and Debbie, I am sorry to hear about your father passing. I remembered him while working at North Anna. Please accept my condolences.
So very sorry to hear this he was a great guy and friend and class mate 1954. May he Rest In Peace .Our deepest condolences.Gloria and Lee Cuddeback.
It was a pleasure knowing Tom Sr. He was a nice guy always willing to help others. For sure he helped me a great deal when I went to work at NAPS In.1981. I’m so sorry for your loss. Tom Sr was a good and decent man. He will be missed by all who knew him.
PRAYERS TOMMY ,DONNIE AND DEBBIE,
Sending my condolences to the family. My father, Tom Abercrombie, served with Tom at that Mineral Microwave Radio station and was at their wedding in 1958. Warmest regards and wishes for peace.