Thomas King

11/12/1930 - 11/07/2021

Thomas King, just a few days short of his 91st birthday, native of Laraghmore, Ballyglunnin, Tuam, Co. Galway, Ireland; beloved husband of the late Mary Ellen nee Walsh; son of the late Tom and Kate King; loving brother of Annie (Johnny) King preceded in death by Bridgid (Paddy) Rooney, Evelyn, Ned (Patricia), Johnny (Mary Ann), and Mary (Tommy ) Higgins; fond brother-in-law of Kathleen Kelly, Liz O’Dowd, Mossie (Nodie) Walsh and the late Nora McDonogh and Josie Pusateri; Fond uncle to special niece Teresa King of Laraghmore and many more in Chicago, England and Ireland. Friend to many; Proud member of Plumbers Union Local 130. Visitation Friday 10 AM until time of service 12 PM with a live stream available on the website. Interment in Ireland at a later date. Arrangement entrusted to Gibbons Family Funeral Home. For info 773-777-3944 or

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11/12/2021 - 11/12/2021

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21 thoughts on “Thomas King”

  1. heartbroken sorry to my uncle tom will be sadly missed may you rest in peace your loving neice xxx mary and tom gorey county wexford ireland

  2. I will never forget you uncle tommy I am heartbroken you were always so good and kind to me I was talking to you last Friday night you always said I was the only girllen who rang him fly high with the angels tommy and Mary Ellen until we meet again your loving niece mary higgins tuam and trixie xxx

    1. Dear Uncle Tommy you were truly one of the best. I will treasure so many fond memories of you and Mary Ellen. Love Mary (nee King), Dave, Charlie and Anthony xxx

  3. Dear Uncle Tommy, so many memories I will treasure forever. You were the best. Love Mary Polson, (nee king), Dave, Charlie and Anthony xxxx

  4. Dear Uncle Tommy, you were truly the best, I will treasure so many memories of you and Mary Ellen. Rest in peace. Love Mary Polson, (nee King), Dave, Charlie and Anthony xxx

  5. May you rest in peace Tommy, together again with Mary Ellen, two of the nicest people, Sheila and Alan Brennan, Galway

  6. A silent thought, a quiet prayer; For a special uncle in God’s care. Rest in peace Uncle Tommy. Catherine and Paschal Ryan.

  7. To uncle Tommy who always made me smile ….. And he always kept me guessing if he was telling me the truth or just having me on! Rest in peace uncle Tommy ☘️ 🇮🇪 Michael King

  8. To uncle Tommy you always made me smile…. But I never always knew if you was telling me the truth or just having me on! Rest in peace uncle Tommy ☘️ 🇮🇪 Michael King.

  9. Sincere sympathy to Tommy’s family on his passing. May he rest in peace.

    From his cousin, Margaret Fox née Molloy and her family, Ballinacregg, Carnmore, Co. Galway.

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