Thomas G. Boob, 57 of Altoona, passed away on Tuesday January 28, 2020 12:35am , at UPMC Altoona peacefully in the arms of his wife and daughter Amy.
He was born in Bellefonte, PA, son of the late Harry and Iva (Lehman) Boob. Tom attended Bellefonte high school and worked at many places throughout his life. His passion was selling at the antique depot, flea markets and attending auctions.
Surviving are his wife Cathy (Pluck) Boob of 45 years, two daughters: Patty Ann and husband Roy Immel, of State College, and Amy Boob and fiancé Brian Hoover of Altoona; one step son Edward Annack and Julie Richmond of Altoona; eight grandchildren: Tessa , Stacie, Eddie, Zerra, Dante, Austin, Hailey, Brooke, Maddison, and Alyssa; three sisters: Patricia, Penny, and Mary; two brothers: Dave, and Louie; nine nieces: Traci, Denise, Heather, Destiny, Ashley, Wanda, Jennifer, Crystal, and Lainaa; and nine nephews: Joey, Billy, Richie, Gary, Matt, Little Davey, Travis, Lewis Jr., and a great nephew: Hayden.
Proceeded in death : daughter Catherine J Boob, step son Tommy Annack , Micky Thompson ,Mary Jane and many other loved ones.
Tom was known for his unconditional love for his family and friends. He had a sweet soul who would had done anything for anyone. Tom was the jokester who enjoyed making others smile even up to his last hours he was cracking jokes. He gave all his strength the last day to sing his wife happy birthday and express how much he loved and cherish everyone. Even though he was fighting this battle he didn't let it take control , he fought hard and got up and kept going. Tom loved watching tv with his wife and sharing moments with her. He enjoyed taking car rides with his daughter Amy and singing songs in the car. He loved going to his brother's and sister' s house to play cards and fishing and camping during the summer. Best of all he loved spoiling his grandbabies , if others said no grandpa always said yes!
Even though Tom is gone physically, he is still here in spirit. He is all around us and reminding us that one day we will see him again. For us it will feel like a lifetime but for him it will be a blink of an eye when we all will be there with him to share the glory of heaven. Tom is in a better place where only joy, comfort, and happiness can be expressed. He is dancing in the skies with his daughter Cathy and being in the arms of all his loved one. Lets all take a moment to remember the good times you had with Tom. The memories will last a life time. In our hearts he will always stay, Loved and remembered every day until our time is near we will meet you at the gates of heaven.
Family and Friends will be received from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Saturday February 15, 2020 at Sorge Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., Hollidaysburg, where a memorial service will immediately follow at 5:00 pm.
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