Major Thomas R. Syers went to his heavenly rest on July 30, 2020. Let’s join together in praying for Sue and Chris Bish, his family and all who love Thomas as they grieve their loss and celebrate the gift of eternal life that is his through Christ. The funeral will be streamed on our YouTube Channel or in the embedded video below. Service starts at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 27. See below for the obituary from the Buffalo News.
SYERS – Thomas R., Major
U.S. Army Retiree of Tampa, Florida, passed away July 30, 2020.Born in Chicago, IL, to Sue Bish and the late James W. Syers; dear grandson of the late Raymond and Dorothy Carlson and James and Margaret Syers. Tom is survived by his beloved twins, Gavin and Gabrielle Syers; his wife Michel; step-children Tiffany and Matthew Helvestine, Ashley and Aine Cannon; step-brothers, James and Shawn Bish; half brother and sister, Paul Syers and Beth Ann Scott; nieces and nephews, Zachary Weeks, Dylan, Randall, Krystal, Shianna Bish and Rachael Cleland. Relatives and Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service, on Thursday, August 27th, at 7:00 PM, at First Trinity Lutheran Church, 1570 Niagara Falls Blvd., Tonawanda, NY. All are invited to a Graveside Service, on Saturday, August 29th, at 10:00 AM, at Elmlawn Memorial Park Delaware and Brighton Rd. (please meet at cemetery office). Tom retired as a Major after serving in both the US Army and Navy. Memorial contributions may be made, to the Wounded Warrior Project. Please visit Lester Wedekindt Funeral Home.com to read full obituary of Tom’s life and share online condolences.