January 3, 1962 - March 26, 2021
UTICA- Thomas A. “Tommy” “Waz” Wszalek, 59, passed away unexpectedly after a brief illness on Friday, March 26, 2021 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center. Tom was the devoted son of the late Dolores (Geraci) Wszalek and Ferdinand “Bill” Wszalek. He graduated from Notre Dame High School and went on to Herkimer County Community College. He enjoyed cooking, dining out with friends, his pets, and trains. Tom was owner-operator of TW Video Productions through which he enjoyed shooting video all over the United States. His career afforded him the opportunity to see the world through his lens. Tom filmed many sporting events including several Super Bowls, the Kentucky Derby, Saratoga Racing, concerts and other cultural events. Most recently he worked in video production at WUTR in Utica, NY. Tom enjoyed the camaraderie of his colleagues and was known for his talent in the industry. Tom was enthusiastic about being a member of the Yorkville Volunteer Fire Department holding various positions including "Santa". He enjoyed putting smiles on children's faces. Tom's cousins, Melanie (Furgal) Iacovino and Jim Furgal, wish to thank his numerous friends who were just like his family, especially the Albert Zeina Family who played an important role in his life in recent years. Your kindness, compassion and friendship was, and is, much appreciated. Tom is survived by his canine companion, Sasha. He was predeceased by his canine companion, Dakota. Funeral services will be at 1 pm on April 7 at the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. He will be laid to rest next to his parents in Calvary Cemetery, Utica. In lieu of flowers, remembrances in Tom’s name may be made to Stevens-Swan Humane Society at www.stevens-swan.org or the Yorkville Volunteer Fire Department at www.paypal.me/yorkvillefire. Envelopes will be available at the Mass.
UTICA- Thomas A. “Tommy” “Waz” Wszalek, 59, passed away unexpectedly after a brief illness on Friday, March 26, 2021 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center. Tom was the devoted son of the late Dolores (Geraci) Wszalek and Ferdinand... View Obituary & Service Information
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