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In Memory of

Thomas Frederick Mushyn

September 24, 1929 - June 9, 2017

Obituary


Thomas Frederick Mushyn Jr., retired U.S. Navy Captain, 87, of Toms River, NJ, passed away on Friday, June 9, 2017 at Rose Garden. Thomas was born in Astoria, NY and was a longtime resident of Neversink, NY and Toms River. He retired Second-in-Command from Lakehurst Naval Base in 1972 after 24 years of dedicated service in the U.S. Navy. He was very proud to be a Navy Pilot and receive many medals of Honor including the Korean Campaign Medal and the Bronze Star. Thomas was a member of VFW Post # 8648 in Neversink, NY....

Thomas Frederick Mushyn Jr., retired U.S. Navy Captain, 87, of Toms River, NJ, passed away on Friday, June 9, 2017 at Rose Garden. Thomas was born in Astoria, NY and was a longtime resident of Neversink, NY and Toms River. He retired Second-in-Command from Lakehurst Naval Base in 1972 after 24 years of dedicated service in the U.S. Navy. He was very proud to be a Navy Pilot and receive many medals of Honor including the Korean Campaign Medal and the Bronze Star. Thomas was a member of VFW Post # 8648 in Neversink, NY. Thomas will be dearly missed by his loving family.


He was predeceased by his first wife, Iona Mushyn in 1974, his second wife Evelyn Runion- Mushyn in 2016 and his son First Lt. Thomas Mushyn in 1980, while actively serving in the USMC. Surviving are his children Marianne Mushyn, Lewis Mushyn, John Runion and Julie Runion; his grandchildren Thomas, LeAnne and Nikki; and great grandchildren Caleb and Bennett.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 18, 2017 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Anderson and Campbell Funeral Home, 703 Main St., Toms River. A graveside service will be held on Monday at 12:00 p.m. at Grahamsville Rural Cemetery in Grahamsville, NY.