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Thomas R. Wynn

October 20, 1943 ~ March 3, 2019 (age 75)
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Thomas R. Wynn passed into eternity March 3, 2019. He was born at home on Oak St., Wilkes-Barre on October 20, 1943, to Thomas W. Wynn and Matilda Pugh Wynn. He was raised on Poplar St. in the Rolling Mill section of the city. He attended Palmer School and graduated from Meyers High School in the class of 1961. After high school, he worked for Atwater Throwing Company for a year and a half before he and his brother James decided to join the Marine Corp in 1963. Tom served and trained in different locations in the U.S. with Cherry Point MAS, his home unit and his longest tenure at anyone location. July 1966 he went on a tour of duty in the Republic of South Vietnam. During his tour of duty in Nam, he spent his entire time with VMA-211. During his enlistment he attained the rank of Sgt. E-5. Tom retired after 31 years at P& G Paper Products in Mehoopany. After retirement he moved to Kissimmee, Fla area and lived there for 14 years, he moved back to Wilkes-Barre area due to health problems. Surviving Tom is his wife, former Janice Tluczek; four children, Charles, Daniel, Michael and Christine Nocera and husband, Joe. Daughter Michele Sprau passed away in 2008. Sisters, Grandchildren, great grandchildren and nephews. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 16th at 11:00 A.M. at Valley Alliance. 317 Luzerne Ave, West Pittston, PA 18643. Kniffen O’Malley Leffler Cremation & Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to www.kniffenfuneralhome.com

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