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Thomas George “Tom” Walz

January 16, 1966 - October 27, 2021

Thomas George “Tom” Walz, age 55, of Middletown, DE passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 27, 2021.

Born in Philadelphia, PA on January 16, 1966, he was a son of Margaret Clifford (Casey) Walz and the late Dr. Donald Thomas Walz. Tom made his career in the automotive repair profession, working at several body shops throughout northern DE and two in PA, where he was considered a perfectionist in his profession. He had a passion for fast cars and motorcycles and enjoyed watching and working on them. Tom loved the beach where he discovered his passion for jet skiing.

Tom is survived by his loving wife of 23 years, Melissa Walz; children, Kayla Walz, Shaelynn Walz, and Leland Walz; stepson, Tyler Jones; siblings, Donald Walz (Kay) and Gretchen Walz; and several aunts, uncles, nephews, and a niece.

All services will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Tom’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market Street, Ste. 102, Philadelphia, PA, 19106.

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  • RIP Tom! You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Rest in eternal peace my brother.I will miss you throughout all of my remaining days.Save me a seat, and I’ll see you when I get there.
    We are heartbroken beyond what any words can describe.Rest In Eternal Peace My Brother.I Love You, and I will see you on the other side.💔💔
    Thank you to everyone that has prayed for him over these last months.

  • Tom was a good friend and neighbor. He was gifted with his knowledge of auto mechanics, and helped me many times. We also played a few rounds of golf together. He will be missed.
    May he Rest In Peace.

  • We are so saddened at the loss of a wonderful son, father, cousin & everything else he is to a far reaching family system. We know just how deeply he will be missed. Our hearts go out for his family, for he has been called home much too soon. We all hope that he has found some piece.

  • Tommy, you’ll definitely be another angel in heaven!! Rest in peace! XOXO

  • Tommy, you definitely are another angel in heaven!! Rest in peace!! XOXO

  • Goodbye, my darling son. I have not been able to post this until today. I love you more than tongue can tell