2018-08-08 / Obituaries



Thomas Alfred Goniwiecha, age 75, of Port Sanilac, formerly of Center Line, died suddenly in his home on Friday, July 27, 2018.

He was born July 30, 1942, son of the late Alfred and Rita Goniwiecha.

Tom retired from a computer information systems career at GM and EDS. He was an exemplary role model as the eldest of his large family. Tom had a deep love for all animals, but especially his dogs. He enjoyed the quiet of a long walk outdoors with his beloved pets. Tom was a proud patriot and U.S. Air Force veteran.

Tom was the beloved husband of Judy (Walker); loving father of Rebecca (Roger) Taylor, Jennifer (Don) Schaible, Pamela (Tim) Gavigan, and Matthew Goniwiecha; loving grandfather of Nelson and Maxwell Taylor, Lindsey and Jacob Schaible, and Brooke Goniwiecha; dear brother to 15 siblings.

Funeral Services were held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Port Sanilac. Fr. Donald J. Eppenbrock officiated. Burial was in the Old St. Mary’s Cemetery with Military Rites by the Croswell American Legion Post #255.

Donations to Tom’s passion may be made to the Sanilac County Humane Society No Kill Shelter. www.pomeroyfuneralhomes.com

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