Thomas "Tommy" J. Spath

December 9, 1962 ~ October 17, 2020 (age 57)


December 9, 1962 - October 17, 2020. Predeceased by father, Theodore B. Spath Jr. Survived by his wife of 31 years, Lisa (Jackson) Spath; mother, Alice (McQuillen) Spath; children, Patrick Spath, Kevin Spath, Megan Spath; siblings, Kevin (Cat) Spath, Cindy (Cameron) MacDonald, Julie Hetterich, Mike (Mary Jo) Spath, Matthew (Stephanie) Spath; nieces and nephews, Kaitlin Spath, Bridget Spath, Emily Spath, Susannah Spath, Caroline Spath, Sarah Hetterich, Stephen Hetterich; and his dog, Sadie.

Born in Binghamton, Tom lived most of his life in Rochester, maintaining close friendships with many cherished childhood and college friends. He was an avid hiker and dog lover. Tom was a 1981 graduate of McQuaid Jesuit High School and received a BS in marketing from Niagara University in 1985. He most recently worked as a Sales Manager with W.B. Mason. He was a Cub Scout and Scout Leader of Troop 31 for several years.

Due to COVID restrictions, a private Celebration of Life will be held at the Hermance Family Chapel of St. Basil the Great at St. John Fisher College by invitation only. Live streaming will be available for those unable to attend: Sunday, 10/25, 12 PM ( In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting to consider a donation in Tom’s memory to Wilmot Cancer Institute, 300 E. River Rd., PO Box 278996, Rochester 14627-8996 ( 

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Celebration of Life
October 25, 2020

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Hermance Family Chapel of St. Basil the Great at SJFC
3690 East Avenue

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