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Thomas A. “Tom” Dorsi  

Thomas A. “Tom” Dorsi

June 13, 1943 ~ October 19, 2014

Thomas A. “Tom” Dorsi, age 71, of Townsend, Delaware passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 19, 2014.

Born on June 13, 1943 in Waltham, Massachusetts, he was the son of the late Ferdinando R. Dorsi and Jennie Salvucci Dorsi.

Tom was a dedicated self-employed mason. In his leasure time, he found great pleasure in traveling with his friends on bike runs and working on his Harley Davidson. He loved riding his Harley, especially cross country. More importantly, Tom loved spending time with his family. He will always be remembered as a loving husband, father, father-in-law, brother and grandfather.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Vicki Sue (Coggins) Dorsi.
Tom leaves many fond memories to his children, Patricia A. “Patty” Corea (Mark) of Camden, Thomas A. Dorsi, Jr. (Angela) of Townsend and Mary Alice Dorsi of Newark; one brother, James Dorsi of Watertown, MA; two sisters, Camilla Busnardo of Bridgeton, NJ and Jeanette Schade of Tuscon, AZ; seven grandchildren, Candice, Sean, Tony, Kevin, Paul IV, Tommy III and Krista, and five great-grandchildren, Joseph, Evangeline, Fallyn, Shawnee and Mason.

Friends may visit with Tom’s family from 9:00 am – 10:30 am on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where funeral services will begin at 10:30 am. Interment will follow at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.

Memorial contributions may be made in Tom’s memory to the National Kidney Foundation, 111 S Independence Mall E, Suite 411, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2521.

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  1. Deborah, October 20, 2014

    sorry for your loss Patty.Tommy.and Mary and the rest of the family he was a great man and will be missed love you

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  2. Betty & Carl Thompson, October 20, 2014

    All our love, wishes and prayers during this difficult time.

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  3. Carol L Coggins, October 20, 2014

    RIP Tom. You will be miss. You were a special kind person and loved by everyone. Special people only come along once in a life time. I am glad you were the once in my life time. Love. Carol

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  4. Angela Dorsi, October 20, 2014

    You will be in our hearts forever! So happy your finally home !

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  5. Richard Hodgsob, October 20, 2014

    Rest in peace Tom, wish I had spend more time together you and Vicki
    Cousin Rick

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  6. Peter and Jennifer Murphy, October 21, 2014

    You will be missed

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  7. MEGAN, October 21, 2014

    It was a plessure knowing Tom. He worked with me for a while and would spend time in the mornings telling me stories of his past and just laughing. He truely was full of life. My heart goes out to his family as he was a great lose! Rest in peace Tom!
    Love always,
    Megan

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    • Mary, October 21, 2014

      Dad, I will miss u every day. I am so glad your suffering has ended.It was time for u to go, u are finally home with mom. . I love u always and will hang on tight to all the fond memories I have. We had our ups n downs ( because I am my fathers daughter n just like u), but never let the disagreements keep us apart. Thank u for our morning coffee meetings n all our special time we have had in the last year and all the ones before. I miss u already but strong like u. Thank u for that 2.

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  8. becky, October 21, 2014

    I want to take this time to thank you for all you and Vicki taught me over the years you are a role model to so many.get on that Harley with Vicki and ride R.I.P. Tom love you

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  9. Christina Hall (Coggins), October 21, 2014

    Uncle Tom & Aunt Vicki both meant the world to me. They were both a big part of my childhood as extended parental figures when needed. Uncle Tom you will be sorely missed as much as Aunt Vicki. My heart grieves deeply for my cousins Patty, Tommy, Mary & their entire family. Love and miss you all.

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  10. cheryle smith, October 21, 2014

    So many great memories and I to as well saw them as secondary parents in my life growing up you will be truly missed buy never forgotten ….ill never forget all the good times with my uncle the laughs the Daytona trips the fun good ole times I love you and will miss you and will keep you in my heart until we meet again so until then live free ride hard to the both of you finally in your eternity together ….. My thoughts and prayers go out to all my cousins aunt uncles everyone even the friends of theirs ….just remember in your heart forever till you meet again soul mates finally back together for eternity ….

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  11. roby, October 21, 2014

    I have so many memories of Tom letting his chest hairs on fire and going for rides on the bikes. Just being the uncle I never had.

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  12. Carol M. Foster, October 22, 2014

    Rest in peace Tom & say hello to my cousin Vicki. I was so sorry to hear about his passing Patty & Tommy & Mary. Love to you all

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  13. Stacia, October 22, 2014

    You will be greatly missed by many hopefully all the wonderful memories can heal your family at this time and put smiles on their faces when they think of you. Rest In Peace.

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  14. Kevin, Allison and Cameron Dorsi, October 23, 2014

    Patty, Tommy and Mary – We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. We are very sorry that we will be unable to make it to the services.

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    • Patty, October 24, 2014

      Kevin, Allison, and Cameron,

      Thank you for your condolences, thoughts, and prayers. They are greatly appreciated.

      Love,
      Patty, Tommy, and Mary

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  15. Elizabeth, October 24, 2014

    My condolences to Mary and family. Tom (pop) you will truly be missed. I have wonderful fond memories of you. You always made me laugh. Sleep in peace.
    Elizabeth

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