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Gaetano Thomas Cecilio

December 8, 1936 ~ August 1, 2018 (age 81)

Tom was born in Monterey to Agostino and Maria Pia (Flores) Cecilio both from San Vito, Sicily. Tom was raised in Santa Clara and attended Santa Clara schools.
He joined the Army at Ft. Ord where he served with the 298th Military Police. Tom's two brothers served in the Korean War and their mother was a proud "war mother". After serving in the military, Tom worked for the Carmel school district as a bus driver and then went on to work for AAA for 35 years. Tom is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers Frank and Vince and his sister Nina. Surviving are his sister Minnie (Dick) Toledo, son Jeff (Jaymie) Cecilio, twin daughters, Maria Pia (Michael) Corn, Liz (Cosimo) Tilly, six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
We would like to thank our many family and friends for all their love and support, his sister Minnie who was our guiding light and rock. Dr. Richard King, also Martha Kennifer who was dads little angel in every step of the way, Dharma Naidu from CHOMP Pallitive Care Team who gave dad the courage to carry out his final wishes and the staff at Community Hospital, Hospice of the Central Coast and the Monterey Dialysis Center.
Private Services will be held, any donations may be made in his memory to: Community Hospital Palliative Care Team, PO Box HH, Monterey, CA. 93940, Please no flowers.

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