Thomas M. Tisckos, 72, of Riverton, died at 4:08 pm, Monday, March 25, 2013 at St. John’s Hospital. He was born February 23, 1941 in Springfield, to William “Vance” and Stella Zipsnis Tisckos, Sr. He married Barbara Loeber on June 5, 1971 and she survives.
Also Surviving are three sons, Steve (Carrie Davis) Tisckos of Springfield, Rich (Kara Stevenson) Tisckos of Springfield and Mike Tisckos of Riverton; six grandchildren: Olivia, Joseph, Joelle, Shaun, Riley and Gwendolyn, one brother, James, (Diane Hayes) Tisckos of Springfield and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
His parents and one brother, William, preceded him in death.
Thomas attended St. Joseph’s Church. He was a former member of Knights of Columbus. He was an avid billiards player, loved racing, was a devoted family man and enjoyed spending time with his family. He served for six years in the Army National Guard.
Memorial Gathering: 4 – 7 pm Friday, March 29, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home. A prayer service will be held at 4 pm.
Graveside Service: 11 am, Monday, April 1, 2013 at Calvary Cemetery with Monsignor Thomas Holinga officiating.
A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or to the American Heart Association.