|Birth: ||Aug. 27, 1934|
|Death: ||Oct. 8, 2005|
Longtime Cobb-Loch Lomond resident Thomas "Tom" Greeran passed away while on vacation from complications of diabetes in Torrance, with his daughter, Linda; wife, Judy; sister, Kathleen; brother, Bernie and his wife, Carol; nieces, Pat Dunn, Risa DeQuartro and Kathy Marie Hamon by his side.
Tom had been airlifted from Catalina Island to Torrance Memorial Hospital.
Tom was born in Astoria, N.Y. and moved to Southern California when the Brooklyn Dodgers moved to Los Angeles. He was also an avid 49ers fan.
Many remember Tom as the owner of TJ's Bar and Grill in Loch Lomond. For many years Tom was a food service director at the University of California Medical Center in San Francisco, and an instructor at Yuba College.
Tom served in the U.S. Navy during the '50s and was a member of the American Legion Post No. 510.
Tom was an avid tennis and pool player before his health failed and loved music and dancing. He worked his way through college as an Arthur Murry dance instructor.
Tom leaves behind his loving and devoted wife of 29 years, Judy; his mother-in-law, Iona Miller McBlain; father-in-law, Bob McBlain; his loving daughter, Linda...
Tom also leaves his devoted sister, Kathleen...; his brothers, Jim [and Bernie]; and his many tennis and pool buddies, Tim Thompson, Pete Allen and Bob Perez. He also leaves his many gal pals, Jessie, Jean, Madelyn, Judy C., Diana, Gerda, Sue and Dee and his faithful dogs, Tipper, Onyx and Molly.
An "Irish Wake" will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 29 for his family and friends is Southern California at his daughter Linda Webber's home in Lake Elsinore.
A memorial gathering will be held form family and friends in Lake county from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6 at the Rob Roy Golf Course Country Club Restaurant.
Tom was cremated by the Nautilus Society in Redondo Beach and his ashes will be interned privately at Glenbrook Cemetery, Cobb.
Contributions to the American Diabetes Society, Stem Cell Research, or the Katrina Hurricane Relief Fund are requested in lieu of flowers.
(Published in the Lake County Record-Bee on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2005.)
Created by: Kathy Knickmeyer
Record added: Feb 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65521682
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