Mr. Thomas J. Dodge, 39, of Waterford, Michigan, formerly of LaFargeville, died June 9th, from cancer at the University of Michigan Hospital surrounded by his family. There will be no services.
He was born May 25th, 1978, in Alexandria Bay, the son of Robert and Cynthia Dodge.
Tom graduated in 1996 from Thousand Islands High School. He received a Bachelors Degree in Applied Science and Technology, and a Master of Business Administration and Business Management, from Almeda University.
He served 3 years with the United States Navy, where he received several awards and was honorably discharged.
At the time of his death, Tom worked for Vanerbilt Remarketing Mortgage Company for 15 years out of Maryville, TN. He lived in Michigan for the last 11 years.
Tom was an avid gun collector and belonged to Oakland County Sportsman’s Club. He was a comedian and the life of every party, and he especially loved spending time with his daughters, family, and friends.
Tom is survived by his daughters, Eliza and Raeyln, of Michigan; his companion Crystal Davidson of MI.; his parents, Robert and Cynthia Dodge of LaFargeville; one brother, Travis (Bridgette) of LaFargeville; a nephew Dalton of LaFargeville; his grandfather Reginald Hendrick of DeKalb Junction; several Aunts, Uncles, and cousins. A marriage ended in divorce.
Donations can be made in his name to the Depauville Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 92, Depauville, N.Y. 13632.