Thomas J. Furlong, 71, of Brookfield, husband of Gloria (Scaringi) Furlong, died Wednesday, April 25, at Danbury Hospital. Thomas was born December 21, 1940 in Queens, NY, son of the late Thomas and Florence (Hemmer) Furlong.
Thomas worked for over 20 years as a controller for Malcom Pirnie in Westchester, NY. He was very interested in geneology and volunteered at the Senior Center of Brookfield. Thomas was an avid reader and he loved animals, especially his cat Trooper.
In addition to his wife of 47 years, Gloria, Thomas will be missed by his children, Thomas Furlong and his wife Leanne of Torrington and Lisa Parille and her husband Mark of Danbury; five grandchildren, Kaitlin and Connor Parille, Rebecca Furlong, Ashley and Amber McCarty; as well as his sister, Regina Fogerty of Long Island, NY.
A funeral service will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 29, at .
The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday also at the funeral home.
Burial will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, April 30, in Central Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the American Heart Association, 5 Brookside Drive, Wallingford, CT 06492.