Thomas  Gildea

Thomas L Gildea

Wednesday, April 1st, 1959 - Sunday, July 26th, 2020
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Thomas Leo Gildea, a native of Wilmington, Delaware passed away suddenly on July 26, 2020.

Tom was born on April 1, 1959, son of the late Robert and Mary Gildea. Tom was a graduate of St. Mark’s High School. He proudly served his country in the US Navy. A successful businessman in the landscaping and construction industry.

Tom was blessed with the gift of gab and became fast friends with all who met him. Tom’s charm, kindness and personality shined. He was a loving, devoted and proud father and grandfather.

He is survived by his son, Thomas J. Gildea, Daughter-in-Law, Chelsey Gildea and grandson. Jameson Gildea; his sisters, Mary E. Gomez and Graceann Gildea; and his brothers, Robert, Paul and Vincent Gildea, all of Wilmington.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Mass of Christian Burial on Tues, Aug 4 at 11:00am at St. John the Beloved R.C. Church, 905 Milltown Rd., Wilm., DE. Interment will follow at All Saints Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations can be sent to Wounded Warriors Project,
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    Tuesday, August 4th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Tuesday, August 4th, 2020 11:00am
    St. John the Beloved R. C. Church
    907 Milltown Rd., Sherwood
    WILMINGTON, DE 19808
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  • Interment

    All Saints Cemetery
    6001 Kirkwood Hwy.
    Wilmington De.
    WILMINGTON, DE 19805
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Corey Welliford

Posted at 07:14am
Sorry for your loss and my thoughts and prayers are with you all.


Barbara (Bacchetta) Ciuffetelli

Posted at 03:03pm
To Tom's family, may your heart and soul find peace and comfort. Love, Barbara (Bacchetta) Ciuffetelli and family
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Posted at 11:37am
Dear Chelsey: Our deepest condolences to you and your family on the loss of your father-in-law. Our thoughts are with you.
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Posted at 08:44am
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Kathy de Ford

Posted at 11:01pm
My condolences to Tom's family. I met him through the VA. Tom always kept hopeful. He always had an idea to do better. He kept trying. He was very proud of his son and his son's family. I enjoyed knowing him. May he rest in peace.

Kathy de Ford

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