Thomas C Umphlett

Died: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018

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Preston –  Thomas C. Umphlett Jr, 76, of Preston, CT passed away at home, surrounded
by his family  on Jan 11, 2018.  
He was born on Nov 7, 1941 in Westerly, RI, a son to the late Barbara (Swain) and Thomas C.
Umphlett Sr.  He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Irene M. (Fortin) Umphlett.
Tom served his country honorably within the US Navy before becoming an
electrician working as an electrical contractor for many years.  He was an avid fisherman
and hunter and will be missed by his dog “Slate”.  
In addition to his wife, Tom is survived by his children, Glenn T. Umphlett (Michele), Patricia U. Mandeville (Steven), Julie I. Witter(Duane)
Siblings Barbara Robert, Dennis Umphlett, Larry Umphlett, Gary Umphlett, Debra McGowan, Joann Schmidt.  He was predeceased by his sister Carol McMahon.
Grandchildren, Matthew T. Umphlett (Nicole), Michael W. Umphlett, Jacob T.
Umphlett, Kathryn A. Mandeville, Molly E. Clark (William), Emma S. Mandeville, Trey
J. Witter,Ryan C. Witter.
There will be calling hours held on Thursday Jan 18, 2018 from 5:00-7:00PM at
the Gagne-Piechowski Funeral Home 490 Voluntown Rd., Jewett City, CT.  A graveside
service and burial will be held at 11:00AM on Friday Jan 19, 2018 at the First Baptist
Church Cemetery on Pendleton Hill Rd in North Stonington.
The family would like to extend many thanks to Dr.Slater and the Office of Eastern Connecticut Hematology and Oncology for their exceptional care.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Tom’s memory to the Center for
Hospice Care 227 Dunham Street Norwich, CT 06360.  For online condolences please go

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Lori SwainBlackburn
   Posted Mon January 15, 2018
My sincerest sympathies to the Umphlett family.

   Posted Mon January 15, 2018
My deepest sympathy for your loss. May Jehovah, the God of all comfort, strengthen and comfort you with His promise to swallow up death forever, wiping the tears from our faces. (Isa. 25:8; 2Cor. 1:3) Peace to you during this difficult time.

Kathy & Ed Klemanski & Children
   Posted Mon January 15, 2018
Julie & Family~

“All that we LOVE deeply becomes part of us.” Helen Keller

With ❤️ and hugs and many prayers. Our deepest condolences. Keep telling dad’s stories!! !!

Mary Lavin
   Posted Tue January 16, 2018
Irene, I was sorry to read about the passing of your husband. You are in my prayers.

Curt and Marie Moussie
   Posted Wed January 17, 2018
We are so sorry to hear about Tom. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God give you strength to carry on.

Dawn Fleming
   Posted Sat January 20, 2018
Dear Irene and family. So sorry to read about Tom passing. As He enters God's House he will find peace and free of pain. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Find comfort in the many years you and Tom had loving each other. My Prayers are with you and Family. RIP TOM

Lana Orphanides
   Posted Thu January 25, 2018
Irene, we were so sorry to hear of Tom's passing. Our hearts go out to you. I had hoped to come to the calling hours but Dimi had just had a knee replacement. I know you are surrounded by loving family. Sending love to you and your family.
love, Lana

Bill Wade
   Posted Fri January 26, 2018
Irene and family,

I just heard of Tom's passing, I'm so sorry for your loss,
my thoughts and prayers are with you.


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