2009-05-21 / Obituaries

Thomas C. Leslie Sr.

Beaver Creek, 73

Thomas Clinton Leslie Sr., 73, Beaver Creek, and formerly of New Carrollton, died Wednesday, May 13, 2009, at St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson.

Born on June 8, 1935, in Edmonston, Md., he was the son of the late Leon Sperry and Bernice (Downs) Leslie.

He was a member of St. James Catholic Church in Boonsboro.

He was a 42-year employee of Safey and managed numerous stores for the company.

He was the president and on the board of directors of United Cerebral Palsy of Prince George's County. He also was a member of the Fulton County Pistol and Rifle Club, as well as the National Rifle Association.

He is survived by his loving wife, Anna Marie (Montgomery) Leslie; a daughter, Debra Lee Mc- Caffrey, and husband Kevin of Chesterfield, Va.; a son, Thomas Clinton Leslie Jr., Dale City, Va.; two brothers: Leon S. Leslie Jr., Warfordsburg; Donald R. Leslie Sr. and wife Ethel of Alum Bridge, W.Va.; three grandchildren: Jason A. McCaffrey, Anthony T. Leslie, Nickolas Leslie; seven nieces and nephews: Steve Leslie, Jeff Leslie, Emma Jane Payne, Sandy Cruise, Lee Leslie, Donald R. Leslie Jr. and Betty L. Leslie.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Joyce Arlene Leslie, and his sister-in-law, Ann Leslie.

A mass of Christian burial was celebrated Monday, May 18, at 1:00 p.m., at St. James Catholic Church, Boonsboro. Rev. Stephen Hook officiated. Burial was made in Rest Haven Cemetery.

Arrangements were by Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, Hagerstown.

Memorial contributions may be made to Star Community Inc., 13757 Broadfording Church Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740 or to Spina Bifida Assoc., 4590 MacArthur Blvd., NW, Suite 250, Washington, DC 20007.

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