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Anthony “Tony” J.  Tomah
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Anthony “Tony” J. Tomah
Anthony “Tony” J. Tomah, 57, passed away on Good Friday, March 30, 2018, at a Bangor hospital, while surrounded by his family. He was born July 26, 1960, in Houlton, the son of Joseph A. and Gloria Tomah.
Tony grew up in Houlton and graduated from Houlton High School. He then enlisted in the United States Air Force and proudly served his country for four years. Upon his honorable discharge, Tony returned to Houlton and married Mary Joseph in 1989. He worked for the Houlton Band of Maliseet for many years as a housing director and realtor, as well as being a Tribal Council Member. Tony enjoyed fishing, camping, hiking, woodworking, basket making, but mostly spending time with his grandchildren and family.
He is survived by his wife of nearly thirty years, Mary Tomah of Houlton, four daughters: Rhonda Neptune and her husband John of Indian Island, Courtney London of Houlton, Brittney Cunningham and her husband Jason of Presque Isle, Alexandra London of Monticello, seven grandchildren: Alexis, Jeremiah, Ciara, Phin, Ella, Sebec, Atticus, with one on the way. Tony also leaves behind five sisters: Suzanne Desiderio and her husband Douglas of Houlton, Wanda Tomah of Houlton, Lisa Matthews and significant other Ashley Brewer of Houlton, Jody Clark and husband Tony of Houlton, Samantha Giffard and her husband David of Brewer, his father-in-law John Joseph Sr., a close friend Lisa Hardy, as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Tony was predeceased by a grandson Quinton Kobylarz, and a brother-in-law Tom Matthews.
A Funeral Liturgy of Christian Burial Outside of Mass was conducted 11 AM Thursday April 5, 2018, at St. Mary of the Visitation with Deacon Al Burleigh officiating. Interment with military honors will take place 10 AM Thursday September 20, 2018 at the Veterans Section of the Maliseet Tribal Cemetery, Houlton. Gifts in Tony's memory may be made payable to the Arthur E. Howell Wildlife Refuge & Reserve or to a charity of one's choice in c/o Dunn Funeral Home 11 Park St. Houlton, ME 04730. Online condolences may be expressed on the Tribute Wall at:

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Graveside Service with Military Honors




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Maliseet Tribal Cemetery

88 Bell Rd #1
Houlton, Maine 04730

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Maliseet Tribal Cemetery

88 Bell Rd #1
Houlton, Maine 04730

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Arthur E. Howell Wildlife Refuge & Reserve

Care of Dunn Funeral Home
11 Park Street
Houlton, Maine 04730

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11 Park Street
Houlton, Me 04730

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