Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Thomas Augustine Desmond III


01/07/1934 - 07/19/2018


Thomas Augustine Desmond, III, age 84 of Hayesville, NC passed away Thursday, July 19, 2018 at his residence.

He was born in New York City, NY to the late Thomas Desmond, Jr. and Marjorie Peters Desmond. Thomas was an electronics technician for Harris Corp. in Melbourne, FL before moving to Hayesville in 1999. He enjoyed Ham Radios, lapidary work, woodworking and computers. Thomas was a member of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Hayesville.

He is survived by his wife, Sylvia Desmond; son, Thomas Augustine Desmond, IV of Aurora, CO; daughter, Marjorie Frances Wolfe and her husband Donald of Melbourne, FL; one sister, Joyce Gale, her husband Dick, and four grandchildren.

A funeral mass will be held at 12 pm, Friday, September 21, 2018 at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Hayesville. Pastor - Rev. H. Alejandro Ayala will officiate. Music will be provided by Cody Killian and the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church choir. A luncheon will be served after the service.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Hinton Rural Life Center, 2330 Hinton Center Road, Hayesville, NC 28904.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.


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