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Thomas V. Bednarsky

Westfield – Thomas Vincent Bednarsky, 65, (1951-2017) of Severna Park,MD died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Monday, September 25, 2017 after fighting a valiant battle with cancer. Tom was born November 14, 1951 to Major Vincent Henry and Margaret Russell Bednarsky in Westfield Massachusetts. Tom had a vast school experience being the oldest child of a Marine Corps family attending 13 schools in 12 years. He completed his senior year of high school at St. Mary’s in Annapolis. He then graduated from Loyola University in Chicago with his undergraduate degree and completed his Master’s degree at Loyola College in Baltimore. Tom worked for 8 years at Martin Spaulding High School as an educator and guidance counselor. Tom then worked 17 years at Loyola College as Dean of Graduate Admissions. For the past 19 years Tom has been employed at UMUC as Assistant Director Admissions and Personnel until the time of his death. Tom enjoyed cooking, gardening and going to the beach but first and foremost his greatest priority and joy was his family. He was a loving, compassionate and devoted son, brother, uncle, great uncle, guardian, brother in law, Godfather and friend. Tom’s faithful, gentle, caring and compassionate nature touched the lives of many. He is preceded in death by his father Major Vincent H. Bednarsky. He is survived by his loving mother Margaret M. Bednarsky, sisters Peggy O’Connor (Bill O’Connor), Mary Kay Black (Lee Black), Nieces Kathleen (Katie) Barr, Kim Zhmer (Mike), Chris Lloyd (Dave),  Lyndsey Grubb, Jessica Grubb, Mary Tusing and Savannah Brigman (Hunter Brigman). Great Nephews and nieces Austin Winkler, Mason Vickers and Avery Tusing, and Avah Brigman. Family and friends may visit on Wednesday October 4 from 9-10AM in the Firtion Adams FS, 76 Broad St. Westfield, MA 01085. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 am Wednesday October 4 at St. Mary’s Church, Bartlett St. Westfield, MA 01085. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Westfield. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Thomas V. Bednarsky Fund C/O Jennifer Weissmueller at Archbishop Spalding High School, 8080 New Cut Rd, Severn Maryland 21144. Online condolences may be made at www.firtionadams.com

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