Thomas DiMarco Jr., a cherished member of the ILA, sadly passed away on August 31, 2023, leaving his family and friends in deep mourning. In this article, we will delve into the life and legacy of Thomas DiMarco Jr., shedding light on who he was and the circumstances surrounding his untimely passing.
Who Was Thomas DiMarco Jr.?
Thomas DiMarco Jr., at the age of 34, was a remarkable individual cherished for his unwavering loyalty and infectious sense of humor within his close-knit family. He was the beloved son of Thomas DiMarco and Maryann Serrantonio, a devoted husband to his wife, Christina, and a loving father to two young children, Olivia and Thomas, aged 4 and 3, respectively. Thomas was not only a dedicated family man but also a hardworking individual who selflessly went above and beyond to help others, never expecting anything in return. His loyalty and humor were qualities that endeared him to those fortunate enough to know him.
Thomas took immense pride in his affiliation with the ILA, and his heart overflowed with empathy and compassion for everyone he encountered, leaving an indelible mark on the lives of those who had the privilege of crossing paths with him.
Thomas DiMarco Jr. Died: What Was His Cause of Death?
On the somber day of August 31st, 2023, the ILA community was deeply saddened by the unexpected loss of their cherished member, Thomas DiMarco Jr. At the time of writing this article, the exact cause of his passing remained undisclosed by his grieving family, adding to the sense of shock and sorrow. In a heartfelt message shared on their Facebook page, THE LONGSHOREMEN expressed their condolences, announcing,
“On August 31st, 2023, we received news, beloved ILA member Thomas DiMarco Jr had passed. He is survived by his wife Christina and two young Children, Olivia and Thomas.
On behalf of the members of Local 1814, please share and spread the word to assist the DiMarco Family in this time of need.”– Wrote by THE LONGSHOREMEN
GoFundMe: The DiMarco Family
On September 1, 2023, Thomas DiMarco initiated a GoFundMe campaign to provide financial assistance to his grieving family in covering the expenses associated with his funeral and memorial services. The initial goal set for the fundraiser was $5,000, a target intended to help ease the burden during this challenging time. However, the response from the community has been overwhelmingly supportive. At the time of this report, an astounding $36,449 had been raised, a testament to the generosity of 372 individuals who have come forward to lend their support to the DiMarco family during their time of need.
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Obituary And Funeral Arrangements
The DiMarco family has requested that the obituary and details regarding Thomas DiMarco Jr.’s funeral arrangements be withheld for the time being. They are currently focused on the healing process and will, at a later date when they feel emotionally prepared, provide updates to friends and well-wishers about the arrangements for his funeral.