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Obituary for Thomas Lee D'Amore

Thomas Lee D'Amore, Hermitage, peacefully passed Dec. 15, 2022, at home after an extended illness, with his son by his side. He was 75.

He was born Dec. 6, 1947, to Leo and Donna (Grubeck) D'Amore in Campbell, Ohio.

He attended St. Basil's Preparatory School. After high school he attended seminary school in Stamford, CT. He joined the Army and was a communications specialist from 1967 to 1971. He was stationed at Fort Dix, Fort Gordon, served in the Vietnam War, and Germany. He served in the 1st Air Calvary Division as a specialist four, radio 371st radio research company.

Tom loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.

He also enjoyed bowling, golf, and belonging to the Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion. He was an avid fan of the Cleveland Brown, Cleveland Indians, WWE, Steve Harvey, and the Young and the Restless. Thomas also enjoyed trips to the casino and horse track racing. He was employed at Sawhill Tubular for 38 years as a millwright and a union grievance man. He loved hanging out with the guys from the mill who referred to him as TD.

He is survived by his loving children, daughter, Leslie D'Amore; and his son, Anthony D'Amore; grandchildren, Jason Thomas, and Gemma Marie, who lovingly referred to him as "Pops"; Dino (Maria) D'Amore (nephew); Donna D'Amore Torr (niece); Noreen D'Amore (sister-in-law); Michael Turjanica (brother-in-law); brothers, Leopold "Mouse" (Marcia), Donald (Tina), and Dennis (Liana) Redmond; and sister, Carol Baumgartner. Tom has numerous aunts, uncles and cousins from the Cleveland area where he spent a lot of time.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Gladys D'Amore (stepmother), Kenneth D'Amore (brother), Leo David D'Amore (brother), Kathleen Turjanica (sister), Gary Redmond, Michael Redmond, and Timmy Martin (brothers).