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Sgt Thomas F. Abernethy
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Birth: May 18, 1934
Devon, England
Death: Apr. 7, 2011
Saint Thomas
Franklin County
Pennsylvania, USA

Thomas Abernethy |

Thomas F. Abernethy, 76, of St. Thomas, a retired Sergeant with the United States Capitol Police, died of cancer, April 7, peacefully in his home with family by his side.

Mr. Abernethy was born May 18, 1934 in Liverpool, England. He served in the British Merchant Navy. A Vietnam Veteran serving as a member of the United States Air Force. He joined the United States Capitol Police, Washington, DC. He also joined the United States Marshal Service, Washington, DC.

Mr. Abernethy and his wife retired and settled in Chambersburg, PA. He Was a Member of VFW Post 9619, American Legion Post 259, and Disabled American Veterans Organization.

Mr. Abernethy is preceded in death by his parents Thomas and Elizabeth Abernethy; Sisters Catherine Chatam and Susan Price; Brothers Peter and Charles.

Mr. Abernethy is survived by his wife of 51 years, Barbara Abernethy; Three children Thomas Abernethy, Jr., Marina Abernethy, and Charles Abernethy, Daughter-in-law Brenda Abernethy; and five grandchildren Thomas Abernethy III, Kyle Abernethy, Charles Abernethy, Jr., Taylor Abernethy, and Kayla Abernethy.

Internment services will be performed by Father James R, O'Brien at Parklawns Memorial Gardens., Chambersburg PA. In lieu of flowers, Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Lutheran Home Care and Hospice, Inc. of Franklin County PA. or American Lung Cancer Association. 
Parklawns Memorial Gardens
Franklin County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: John Rentz
Record added: Apr 11, 2011
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Sgt Thomas F. Abernethy
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Sgt Thomas F. Abernethy
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Sgt Thomas F. Abernethy
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Tom was a supervisory counterpart whom I periodically met with during police functions. He was always professional and courteous in demeanor. Rest in Peace, Tom.
- David Oxford
 Added: Mar. 10, 2012

- Vickie Arana
 Added: Oct. 31, 2011

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