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Tom Friday


1923 - 2014 | Obituary |  Condolences


Thomas J. Friday Thomas J. Friday, Jr., 91, of Springhouse Estates, passed away on October 13, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Eleanor (Baltz) Friday for 65 years. Thomas was born in Philadelphia, PA on September 9, 1923 to the late Thomas J., Sr. and Esther (Steiner) Friday. Thomas served his country with the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theater during WWII as a Fighter Pilot and Landing Signal Officer aboard the USS Lexington. A Temple University alumnus, he had a career as a Manufacturers Sales Representative for his company Thomas J. Friday, Inc. Thomas enjoyed gardening, dancing and big band music. He was also a skilled craftsman, metalworker and had a keen interest in electronics. Along with his wife Eleanor, he is survived by his children: Richard Friday (Joanne) of Rhode Island, Pamela Friday of Lansdale; a sister Phoebe Wald of WA. He was predeceased by his brother Daniel Friday. Services were held privately. Memorial donations may be made in his name to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO BOX 758517 Topeka, KS 66675. Condolences may be made at


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