Thomas Michael Lawless, 50, of Rumson, passed away on March 5, 2019. He was born in Brooklyn, NY and moved to NJ during high school. Thomas graduated from Montclair State with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. He enjoyed his time he spent in the TKE Fraternity where he made lifelong friends. Thomas worked 28 years in Public Accounting, currently a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Thomas was a member of the Navesink Country Club where he was an avid golfer. Most of all, Thomas found joy spending time with his family creating memories in his home which he loved and was so proud of.
He is predeceased by his mother Ruth (Olsen) Lawless. Surviving is his wife Dena Ann Lawless, his sons Tyler and Ryan Lawless, his brothers Kevin Wingler and his wife Barbara, William Lawless and his wife Andrea, and Sherrie Wingler and her husband Wes. Also surviving are many nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation will be held at the John E. Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Avenue, Red Bank, NJ 07701 on Friday March 8, 2019 from 2- 5 p.m. and 7-9:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday March 9, 2019 at 10 a.m at Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church, 30 Ward Avenue, Rumson, NJ. Interment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Middletown. Immediately following the burial, the celebration of Thomas’s life will continue at Navesink Country Club, 50 Luftburrow Lane, Middletown, NJ 07748. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be sent in Thomas’s memory to JBJ Soul Kitchen at www.jbjsoulkitchen.org/donate.