June 16, 1928 - April 14, 2017
Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Resided in Salinas, CA
Thomas was a retired Colonel in the US Army. He was a member of Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association. Thomas was a Colonel in the US Army, served in Korea, 2 tours in Vietnam and at tour in Australia.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Ann Kathleen Shaughnessy.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret Shaughnessy, daughter, Lynn Collen Olson, son, Patrick Shaughnessy, daughter, Marg E. Shaughnessy, 8 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren.
Graveside Services will be 1:30p.m. Thursday, April 27, 2017 at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery, 32053 W. McCabe Road, Santa Nella, CA. 95322.
Burial to follow with full military honors.
Donations can be made to American Red Cross, 942 Lupin Drive, Salinas, CA. 93906 or American Cancer Society, 945 S. Main Street #201, Salinas, CA. 93901.
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