AMerican Veteran 11

Thomas G. Britton

January 31, 2022



Thomas G. Britton of Kearny, Entered into eternal rest at The Center for Hope Hospice, Scotch Plains on Monday, January 31, 2022.  He was 76 years old.


The funeral will be conducted from the Mulligan Funeral Home on Friday, February 4, 2022 at 9:45 am.    A funeral mass will be offered at St. Cecilia’s Church, Kearny at 10:30am.  Friends and relatives may visit on Thursday from 4 to 8pm and Friday morning after 9 am.     His interment will take place at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery, Wrightstown, NJ privately.  


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Born in Newark, Thomas was raised in Kearny and lived there his whole life.  

He was an original from the “Cooper’s Block” neighborhood.  He worked for the Kearny Department of Public Works for 40 years, retiring in 2008.   Tom was a very charitable man throughout his life, donating and volunteering much of his time to many charitable events held in Kearny.   He was an avid football fan, and always rooted for Notre Dame and the New York Giants.


He served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam War from 1965 to 1967 and was granted an Honorable discharge.


Tom is survived by his cherished daughter, Kellyann Britton, dearest friends, Pat and Maria Lockard, Paddy and Diane Brannigan, Jeanne Zincavage, “The Wizard” and many cousins living in Florida and Indiana.    He was predeceased by his Mother, Sadie Britton and his best friend, Joseph Zincavage.


In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital in care of the funeral home in loving memory of Tom.



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February 3, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Funeral Home

Funeral Service
February 4, 2022

9:45 AM
Mulligan Funeral Home
331 Cleveland Ave
Harrison, NJ 07029

Funeral Mass
February 4, 2022

10:30 AM
St. Cecilia's Church
120 Kearny Avenue
Kearny, New Jersey 07032

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