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Thomas McNeese '45
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Dear Classes of 1944, 1945, 1947, 1949, 1969, 1970, 1979 and 1981:

This is a Deacon Alert to inform you of the passing of Thomas McNeese ('45) on Saturday, Sept. 2nd.

Thomas was a 1945 Sacred Heart Academy graduate and the brother of Ann (McNeese) Sullivan ('47) and the late Helen (McNeese) Cavanaugh ('44) and Kathy (McNeese) Wichmann ('49).  Thomas was also the father of Timothy McNeese* ('70), Kelly McNeese* ('79), Charles McNeese ('81) and the late Joseph McNeese ('69).



Thomas Joseph (Tony) McNeese of Fargo, age 90, 201 South University Drive, died Saturday, September 2, 2017, at Bethany on University.

Thomas was born July 27, 1927, in Fargo, North Dakota. He graduated from St. Mary’s Grade School and Sacred Heart Academy High School. Thomas entered the U.S. Navy in 1945, was discharged in 1947, attended North Dakota State University, and married Angela Marie Cossette on July 22, 1950, at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Fargo. He began employment with the Railway Mail of the U.S. Postal Service in St. Paul, MN, in 1951, transferred to Fargo in 1955, and retired from the Postal Service in Moorhead, MN, in 1982. He enjoyed spending time with his family, friends, and dog (Fete) at the family’s lake cottage at Strawberry Lake in Minnesota.

Thomas is survived by three children, Timothy (Catherine), Baltimore, MD; Kelly, Mesa, AZ; and Charles (Rosolyn), Seattle, WA; four grandchildren, and one sister, Ann Sullivan, Studio City, CA.

Thomas was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Angela; his son, Joseph; and two sisters, Helen and Kathy.

The funeral Mass will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, at Mavis Whiting Chapel in Be- thany Retirement Living in Fargo. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery North in Fargo.

Arrangements by Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center in Fargo.




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