Sparrow, Sgt. Thomas Vernon

Sparrow, Sgt. Thomas Vernon

February 17, 1936 – November 29, 2015
Age 79 of St. Paul went to entertain the angels on November 29, 2015. He was born Feb 17, 1936 spending his youth in NE Mpls. He traveled the world serving 20 years in the Army and was proud to be a Vietnam Vet. Tom loved to entertain everyone with his sense of humor. He is preceded in death by parents, Vernon and Lucy; and brother, Joe. He is dearly missed by his wife, Julie; children, Thomas Jr. (Annie), Yasmine, Michael and Duzdee (Ed) Ryan; stepchildren, Jerry Driscoll, David Driscoll, Mikki (Susan) Reed; 8 grandchildren; 7 great-grand-children; siblings; and many other relatives and friends. Mass on Saturday, Dec. 5th at 11:30 AM with visitation at 10:00 AM and a luncheon to follow at St. Cecilia Catholic Church, 2357 Bayless Pl., St Paul. Private interment at Fort Snelling. Memorials preferred. (Published in the Star Tribune on December 3, 2015)