Deaths Death Notices
McKENNA, J. Thomas II
McKENNA - J. Thomas II Suddenly, massive heart attack, May 23, 2015 age 49, of Pinellas Park FL.
Tom was born August 22, 1965 in Buffalo, New York. Loving son of J. Thomas and Carolee (nee Mater) McKenna. Tom was a graduate of West Seneca East Senior High, class of 83. Also a graduate from Buffalo State College, 87 with Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. Upon graduating from college Tom became the store manager at F. W. Woolworth Company in West Seneca. From there Tom accepted a new position with the Sherwin Williams Company as the area manager in Chautauqua County, a place Tom had called home for many years. Tom became involved in the community of Jamestown where he served as President of the Lion's Club. After turning ill Tom escaped to warmer weather, sandy beaches and a slower pace of life, Florida. Those who knew him and loved him will fondly remember his sense of humor, kind and caring nature and of course his Christmas cookies. Tommy will be greatly missed by many dear friends and family including his parents Tom and Carolee McKenna, brother John P. (Melissa) McKenna of Gilbert AZ, sister Julie A. (Kevin) Klass of Orchard Park NY, nieces Karlin, Riley and Kameron, Susan Pavlock, Christie (Pavlock) Kenizor, Brian Pavlock, Barbara Pavlock and David Shaffer.
A private graveside service will be held at the request of the family in Gilbert AZ at a later date. Memorial contributions are welcome and may be made in Tom's name to the American Heart Association.