DUDLEY – Thomas F. Hession, 83, died Monday, March 7, 2016 in the TCU at Hubbard after an illness.
He leaves his wife of 56 years, Helen (Moroz) Hession; 2 brothers, John & his wife Connie Hession of Thompson, CT and Bill and his wife Delores of Southington, CT; 2 sisters, Mary, wife of Peter Bertschmann of Sherborn and Helen, wife of Bruce Howard of Long Boat Key, FL; brother-in-law Stanley Moroz and his wife Agnes of Dudley; many nephews and nieces and many good friends.
He was born in New Bedford a son of Thomas and Helen (Hushon) Hession. He moved to Connecticut as a young boy.
He was an Army veteran of the Korean War.
Mr. Hession was a social studies teacher for 35 years, a job he truly loved. He taught at Putnam Junior High School for 10 years then at his alma mater, Tourtellotte Memorial High School in Thompson, for 25 years. He retired in 1992.
Tom had a great sense of humor, always kidding around, always ready for a few laughs and jokes that always made his day. He was an avid sports fan but his greatest loves were basketball and golf. He loved jogging and did so for many years. He was an enthusiastic traveler, traveling extensively with his wife during school vacations – always wanting to see more and more of the world.
Abiding by his wishes calling hours will be private. The funeral will be held Thursday, March 10 (please meet at church) with a Mass at 11:00 AM in Saint Andrew Bobola Church, 54 West Main Street. Burial will be in St. Joseph Garden of Peace, Webster. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Sitkowski & Malboeuf Funeral Home, 340 School Street, Webster. Donations in his name may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.