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Obituary: Lawrence Thomas "Tom" Diehl Jr.

Lawrence Thomas “Tom” Diehl Jr.

Lawrence Thomas “Tom” Diehl Jr.

Lawrence Thomas "Tom" Diehl Jr., age 79 passed away April 22, 2016 at home surrounded by family. Tom was born in Detroit, Michigan on Nov. 8, 1936 and made Tucson his home since 1971. Tom is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Carolina; his four children: Lawrence, Carolina (Mark), Laura (Wild Bill), and Michael; his 8 adoring grandchildren Devyn, Montana, Benjamin, Spencer, Heather, Sean, Jeremy and Sami; his brother Jerry (Lyn) and sister Virginia in addition to countless other beloved relatives and friends.

Tom will be missed by anyone who had the pleasure of knowing him. A funeral mass was held Monday May 2 at 12 p.m. at Our Mother of Sorrows Church with interment to follow at Our Lady of the Desert Cemetery and a light lunch at the church afterwards. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Haiti Project c/o Our Mother of Sorrows Church.

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