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Thomas F. "Tim" McGee Jr., 66 Syracuse

Sept. 9, 1946 - June 7, 2013

SYRACUSE — Thomas F. “Tim” McGee Jr., 66, died Friday morning, June 7, 2013, in his home after a two-year illness.

He was born Sept. 9, 1946, in Chester, Pa., to Thomas Francis McGee Sr. and Anna Bonnie (Campbell) McGee.

On Feb. 14, 1967, he married Eileen Marie McGee in Media, Pa.

She survives along with six sons, Thomas F. “Tim” III (Sheila) McGee of Syracuse and Pat, Bob, Brian, Sean and Danny McGee, all of Lehighton, Pa.; seven grandchildren; a great-grandson; and a sister, Caryl (Tony) Casciato of Melbourne, Fla.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Christopher; and a grandson, Owen Thomas.

An area resident since 2002, Tim worked as a cabinet maker for Homecrest. Before moving to the area he drove for M.G. Industries in Pennsylvania.

He served with the U.S. Navy in Vietnam aboard the USS St. Paul, flagship of the 7th Fleet, as a fireman. He was a member of the John C. Peterson American Legion, Warsaw. He was an avid NASCAR fan of No. 14, Tony Stewart.

In keeping with his wishes, his body will be cremated at Yoder-Culp Crematory. A 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2013, memorial service will be conducted at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home. The Rev. John Veenstra of New Horizons Ministry will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to Goshen Center for Cancer Care or Goshen Home Care and Hospice.

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