Thomas Dionise

September 14, 1931 - September 18, 2017

Visitation: Thursday 7-9 & Friday 2-4 & 7-9 pm at Devlin Funeral Home, North Hills

Service: Saturday 10 am at St. Teresa of Avila Church.

Thomas W. Dionise, age 86, of the Town of McCandless passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017. Beloved husband of Marjorie (Snyder) Dionise for 58 years. Loving father of Thomas J. Dionise, James V. Dionise (Karen) and Susan M. Stanek (Bernard). Proud grandpappy of Zachary, Abigail, Mitchell and Grace. Son of the late Victor and Mary (Nagy) Dionise of Ambridge. Brother of the late Robert V. Dionise (surviving wife Martha) and Donald A. Dionise (surviving wife Sarah). A 1966 graduate of Carnegie Institute of Technology and a Professional Engineer, Tom worked as a mechanical engineer for Alcoa for 35 years where he met Margie. Tom was a long time active member of St. Teresa of Avila Parish, as well as St. Paul of the Cross Passionist Retreat Center. A veteran of the US Army, he served in Germany from 1951-52. Tom loved spending time with his family and all things Italian, especially the food!

Friends received on Thursday from 7-9 pm and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at Devlin Funeral Home, 806 Perry Highway, Ross Township. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 10 am at St. Teresa of Avila Church, Ross Township. Donations may be made to St. Paul of the Cross Retreat Center, Southside.

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  • Al williams

    As a designer when I had questions he was always there to help me work things out. He was someone I looked up to and trusted,

  • Tamer Mellik

    Please accept my deepest condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Tom and your family at this difficult time.
    With my deepest sympathies,
    Tamer and Mellik family

  • David D. shipp

    While I never met Thomas W Dionise, I believe I have through his son Thomas J. Having worked with Thomas J for over 30 years, I see that his son is following in his footsteps of integrity, faith, teaching in his church, even taking vacation to attend retreats. May our Lord and Savior comfort every member ofM7CF the family.

    God bless

    David Shipp and family
    Tamer Mellik

  • Holly Hicks Angeloff

    Dear Dionise Family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. What a rich and well lived life Mr. Dionise had and how blessed he must have felt having such a wonderful family. I am sure he is enjoying the glories that we can only imagine at this very moment. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. The Dionise family has a special spot in my heart for so many reasons. I wish I could be there to give you all a hug but I am leaving for Canada to visit a daughter that I have not seen in a year. While I can imagine the pain is still sharp I am sure that in time you will all find solace and comfort in happy memories.
    Most Very Sincerely, Holly

  • Linda Uzelac

    I have known Tom for many years in my exercise class at the YMCA, both at the new Y and Pine Creek. We were all very shocked to hear of his death. Tom and I would enjoy talking about Alcoa and Penn State football. I worked there for 10 years and we would reminisce about the great place that it was to work. We will miss you Tom.


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