Sgt Thomas F. Abernethy

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Sgt Thomas F. Abernethy

  • Birth 18 May 1934 Plymouth, Plymouth Unitary Authority, Devon, England
  • Death 7 Apr 2011 Saint Thomas, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 68238902

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.


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  • Created by: John Rentz
  • Added: 11 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68238902
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Thomas F. Abernethy (18 May 1934–7 Apr 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68238902, citing Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by John Rentz (contributor 46781289) .