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Anthony Phin Tomme, Sr.  

Anthony Phin Tomme, Sr.

August 1, 1948 – May 28, 2016

Anthony Phin Tomme, Sr., age 67, of New Castle, DE, passed away suddenly on Saturday, May 28, 2016.

Born in Rosie Clare, IL on August 1, 1948, Anthony was the son of the late John W. and Verba (Price) Tomme. He worked for many years as a truck driver prior to his retirement.

Anthony was a passionate Harley Davidson enthusiast and loved riding whenever he could. In his spare time, he spent many hours driving his classic car. An avid Eagles and NASCAR fan, Anthony looked forward to each football and racing season. Above all else, he was happiest in the company of his family and friends and will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his children, Mike Wilson of New Castle, DE, Anthony P. Tomme, Jr. (Brenda) of Wilmington, DE and Stacy L. Tomme of New Castle, DE; sister, Sheila Yatkowski of Washington State; girlfriend, Susan Mansfield of New Castle, DE; stepdaughter, Samantha Mansfield of New Castle, DE; cousins, Albert Tomme of Port Penn, DE and John Tomme of New Castle, DE; nephew, Nick; niece, Kristi; 6 grandchildren; and 2 great grandchildren.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 8 pm on Monday evening, June 6, 2016 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Tuesday morning, June 7, 2016, at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Anthony’s memory may be sent to Abate of Delaware, P.O. Box 10923, Wilmington, DE 19850 or by visiting www.abateofde.com.

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  1. CATHY Marcum, May 30, 2016

    Stacy & Family,
    Please know that you and your family are all in my prayers and rest assure that your dad and Gene are having a cold one and shooting pool in Heaven. You all now have your very own “Guardian Angel’
    watching over you.

    Love,
    Cathy & Family

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  2. Joe Costello, May 30, 2016

    Gods speed to a better place my Brother. Love and miss you. Never will forget the times we had! There were more than I remember right now but will remember when we all talk about Phin. Wish I would have kept the picture of you in the stall at skyline drive! Maybe it will come back. You are one of the best there are.

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  3. Malisa Dee, May 31, 2016

    There are no words I can say or write to make any of the pain less for those that love him and will miss him. They were lucky to have Tony as a friend. Prayers to the family

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  4. Ellen Womer, May 31, 2016

    RIP Finn I’m going to miss that ornery smile and again ” That’s Right ” love Ellen

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  5. Linda Lang, May 31, 2016

    You and Jack hold down the fort til the rest of us get there……ride free my friend!

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  6. Mindy, May 31, 2016

    Dear family,
    I am so sorry for the loss of your beloved Anthony. I am sure he was loved by many.
    The death of a loved one is never easy. Even through these difficult times, the Bible has wonderful
    news for us. Please read Revelation 21:3,4. This scripture shows that our living creator, Jehovah, promises that death will end soon. For more information, please go to jw.org. There are many more scriptures to comfort you.
    Hoping the best for your family.

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  7. Jackie thomas murray, May 31, 2016

    So very sorry for your loss.

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  8. Gina Sandy, May 31, 2016

    I knew Tony from high School we hung out, had the most fun, loved his laugh,so many memories, My brother married his first cousin Linda Tomme,I have so many funny ornery memories..the last time I saw him was when my brother passed and he drove all the way to WV on his motorcycle to his funeral.What a guy-everyone loved him…prayers for comfort for his family and friends.

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  9. Tom & Rose Iezzi, May 31, 2016

    To my “Sister” Stacy: I cannot express how sad I am for you and TJ. I know how it feels to lose a Daddy…..Your relationship with your Dad was so genuine and not just a Father-Daughter one, but a friendship as well. It showed whenever you were together. May the memories you have bring you comfort at this difficult time.
    I can’t help but think he’s with his buddy, my mean old step Daddy, up in heaven and they’re livin it up as they did when they were with us.
    Your Daddy will always live on in your laughter. Love you always.

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  10. Kenny & Lynn Phibbs, May 31, 2016

    So very sorry for your loss.Tony was a great guy. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you

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  11. Debbie ( Benson) Balbach, May 31, 2016

    Susan, Sam and Family,
    I’m so sorry for your loss. He will be missed by many. Call me if you need me.

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  12. Joyce Wilson Harrison, May 31, 2016

    Stacy TJ and Susan and family I am so sorry for your loss it is so devastating and so hard to comprehend I know you were not only his children and Susan his girlfriend but all of you were also his best friend He was probably the kindest and kindhearted man that I had ever known It had been a while since I had talk to him and hadn’t seen him since he was in the hospital but he was never forgotten and will always be in my heart Thank God he left some good memories for me Our son Mike and are three grandchildren Johnmichael , Robbie and Alyssa They loved him dearly and I’m so glad that John Michael and Robbie got to see him a couple weeks ago Mike’s heart is broken that he can’t be there with everyone but he will be there to pay his respects to his father I will be praying for peace and comfort for all of you and Stacy if you do need anything you have my number Love Joyce

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  13. Charlene Ralston, May 31, 2016

    Dear Susan and family so sorry for your loss you are all in my prayers and thoughts

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  14. Ashley Carroll, May 31, 2016

    I am do sorry for your list you family is in my prayers

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  15. Karen Wyatt, May 31, 2016

    Mike, I’m so sorry for your loss. I do believe that God works in mysterious ways and I pray that he blesses you and that His love carries you through this difficult time. You now have 2 Fathers in Heaven watching over you and your sons. I think of you often. Take care my boy. Love you. Aunt Karen

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  16. James Westmoreland (General), June 1, 2016

    Sorry for ur loss, i first met Tony workin for harvey&harvey he trained me how to run a rolloff correctly!!!
    He was a hell of a rolloff man & a biker, luv ya Jim

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  17. Jim Gladstone. Doughboy, June 1, 2016

    RIP brother. You got me in OTH. Will never forget that. You and George ride free.

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  18. Amy (Fender) Staats, June 1, 2016

    Stacy – I am very sorry for your loss. Although I didn’t know your dad, it sure sounds like he was a wonderful father and friend to those who had the pleasure of knowing him. May your memories of him comfort you during this most difficult time and bring a smile to your heart each time you think of him. With deepest sympathy – Amy (Fender) Staats

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  19. ron lux, June 1, 2016

    Tony my friend ! All who knew you liked you it was that simple ! A easy going guy from the day I met you at Harvey/Harvey (your first day on the job when I trained you the right way how to do roll/off ! sorry GENERAL but I got to know him first) Till last year seeing you again at your house !! Over 20 years of good times and when you were invited to our family affairs you could always count on seeing tony there ! all my family n friends would always say what a hell of a guy you were ! going to miss you brother RON LUX N KATHY ps to stacy n tony jr your dad was one of the best !!

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  20. Judy Deputy, June 2, 2016

    Phin, you will be missed. Always enjoyed the time we shared at parties and trips we all took. Sending love and respect for you and your family.

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  21. Bob Grocki, June 4, 2016

    Tony, you will be missed by so many. One hell of a good guy and a family friend.

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  22. Toni Butterworth, June 6, 2016

    Stacy and T.J. I have known your dad for many years ever since you were little kids living in Glasgow Trailer Park. He was a great guy!!!! Always made sure to say hello and stop and chat whenever I would run into him. Always had a smile on his face!!!! I am so sorry for your loss. I know he will be missed by many. Take care of each other and remember all the good times you all shared. Please give your Mom my love.
    Toni Butterworth

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  23. Rosie Cannon-Ponzo, June 6, 2016

    To the family:
    Tony was a wonderful person always the same each time I saw him . I work @ St Francis hospital when I realized it was Tony I called to his room the first thing he said was he was sorry to hear about the death of my husband JP it didn’t matter how he felt @ the time he was thinking about my loss. Tony will be missed
    I’m sending my condolences to the family
    Remember earth has no sorrow that Heaven can not heal my sincere sympathy
    Ms Rose Cannon-Ponzo

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