Thomas R. Shelby, 85, a retired U.S. Customs Service inspector, died Thursday (Feb. 22, 2001) in his home in Buffalo.
The St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute graduate worked for the Customs Service for more than 30 years and retired in the early 1980s.
He was a member of the Holy Name Society of St. Mark Catholic Church.
He is survived by his wife, Catherine Lynett Shelby; two daughters, Susan Margaret Burns and Carol Frances Gill, both of Buffalo; two sons, Robert John and Kevin Patrick, both of Buffalo; and a grandchild.
Funeral services will be private.