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In Memory of

Thomas C. Fennell

February 10, 1930 - April 18, 2017

Obituary


Thomas C. Fennell, 87, of Clearwater, FL, passed away April 18, 2017. He was born on February 10, 1930 in Marfa, Texas to James and Bernadine Rose Fennell. He was an Army brat that served in the US Naval Reserve from 1947 to 1949 and served in the US Air Force from 1949 to 1952. He was a Ground Control Approach (GCA) radar technician in the Air Force.

Thomas graduated from Fort Smith Junior College with an AA in Pre-Engineering in 1948. He graduated from the University of Texas, Austin, Texas with a...

Thomas C. Fennell, 87, of Clearwater, FL, passed away April 18, 2017. He was born on February 10, 1930 in Marfa, Texas to James and Bernadine Rose Fennell. He was an Army brat that served in the US Naval Reserve from 1947 to 1949 and served in the US Air Force from 1949 to 1952. He was a Ground Control Approach (GCA) radar technician in the Air Force.

Thomas graduated from Fort Smith Junior College with an AA in Pre-Engineering in 1948. He graduated from the University of Texas, Austin, Texas with a BS in Electrical Engineering in 1957. He spent 35 years as a Test and/or Production Engineer working for Western Electric Company, Greensboro, North Carolina, Honeywell Inc., Clearwater, Florida, Lockheed Aircraft Company, Marietta, Georgia, Radio Corporation of America Computer Division, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, Honeywell Inc., Clearwater, Florida, Hughes Aircraft Company, El Segundo, California and Honeywell Inc., Clearwater Florida where he retired in 1992.

He is survived by his sons, Christopher and wife Marion and James and wife Kristine and three grandchildren.

Funeral mass will be recited 10 AM Friday, May 19, 2017, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with burial to follow at 11 AM Friday, May 19, 2017 at the U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith with Military Honors.