Thomas Kilgallon

Celebration of Life

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday, October 18, 2021
Nathaniel Adams Blanchard American Legion Post 1040
16 W Poplar Drive
DELMAR, New York, United States


11:00 am - 11:30 am
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Gerald B.H. Solomon - Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, New York, United States
Please assemble by 10:45AM.

Obituary of Thomas G. Kilgallon

EAST GREENBUSH- Thomas G. Kilgallon, 85, of East Greenbush, NY died peacefully on August 28, 2021 at the VA Medical Center. Born in Troy, NY on January 10, 1936. He was the son of the late James J. and Mary C. McMahon Kilgallon. Tom had worked his entire career in the food industry, most notably as Head Chef at the Freshman Dining Hall on the RPI Campus in Troy, NY. Loving and devoted father to Joseph Messina (Jade), Karen Thompson, Edward Kilgallon (Terry), Brenda Darpino and Sherry Quinn (Timothy). Cherished grandfather and great-grandfather of his beloved grandchildren. Loving companion of 20 plus years to Carol Mohamed. Survivors include former wife, Carolyn Messina, his brother James Kilgallon (Monica), sisters Sally Zucaro (Pat), Mary Theresa Connelly and Carol Rotelli along with several nieces, nephews and cousins. Thomas was predeceased by his sister, Kathleen T. Kilgallon. His greatest treasure was to be surrounded by his children and grand-children whom he was so proud of. He enjoyed watching football games and listening to country music. Our family would like to thank the staff of the Daughter’s of Sarah Nursing Home for the compassion shown to our loved one and our family during the last few months of his life. A special thank you to Rabbi Ami Monson for his support and dedication. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in memory of Thomas G Kilgallon to the Lansingburgh Boys and Girls Club, 501 4th Ave, Troy, NY 12182. Thomas was a proud Korean War Air Force Veteran. Join us as we come together to celebrate the life of Thomas G. Kilgallon. Enjoy light refreshments and desserts as we gather to remember Tom's remarkable life with a video presentation and fellowship to share memories. Monday, October 18, 2021 at 6PM at Nathaniel Adams Blanchard American Legion Post 1040, 16 W Poplar Drive, Delmar, NY 12054. RSVP with Sherry Quinn at (518) 810-6535 Interment at Saratoga National Cemetery on Tuesday, October 19th at 11AM. *Please assemble at the cemetery no later than 10:45AM to join the funeral cortege* Arrangements are under the direction of Simple Choices, Inc. Cremation Service To leave a special message for the family, please visit:
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