MSgt Thomas V. McKeon Sr. USMC, Retired Thomas V. McKeon, 81, of Menifee, CA passed peacefully on July 23, 2015, and is now in the loving arms of our Lord. Tom was born in Quincy, MA on January 21, 1934. He was the son of Matthew and Mae McKeon, the sixth of eight children, and the loving husband of Joan Freeth McKeon. He graduated from Quincy High School in 1953. He joined the United States Marine Corps at the age of 18, and served his country for thirty years, including service in Vietnam. He was a life member of VFW, Fallbrook, CA, a member of the American Legion, and past secretary of the Top Three Military Retired Association. Tom was a kind, friendly and loving man, and always will be remembered for his delightful sense of humor. He is survived by Joan, his wife of sixty years, his children Mary Anne Bruce (John) of Oceanside, CA; The Reverend Thomas V. McKeon, Jr (Sandy) of McAllen, TX; Timothy McKeon ( Debbie) of Carson City, Nevada; Kathleen Zavala (Juvencio) of Oceanside, CA; and, Tricia Hawk (Claye) of Temecula, CA; his grandchildren Thomas, Scott, Emily, Jackie, Matthew, Katie, Elizabeth, and Catherine; great grandchildren Mia and Johnny; and, his sister Kathleen Hickey (Gerry).

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  1. Joan and family. My love and prayers go to you and your family at this difficult time. I so enjoyed the times you and Tom was at my home … when we all enjoyed the Bradley Brothers. Blessing to all of you. Rose Anne

  2. MaryAnne, So sorry for your loss. Your dad must have been a great guy and we thank him for his service to our country. Kurt, Jean, Michelle, Matthew and Michael Hoeger

  3. May I offer my sincere condolences. May your hearts find comfort in God’s Word where it states: “He will swallow up death forever, and the Lord will wipe the tears from all faces.” (Isaiah 25:8) May your loved one awaken to a world where there will be peace, no sickness (Isaiah 33:24), and no more troubles (Revelation 21:4) throughout eternity (Psalm 37:29). May your hearts find comfort and hope in God’s Word, family, friends and good memories at this time. My deepest sympathy to you.

  4. Our deepest condolences to Pastor Tom, Sandy and McKeon family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  5. Tom & Sandy & extended family So sorry for your loss and extend our sympathy and God’s peace for you all.

  6. Uncle Tom will be truly missed. I have such happy, joyful memories of the time I spent with him. You will all be in my thoughts. Love you all. Amanda

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