Thomas E Finch

Thomas E Finch (67) passed away unexpectedly over the holidays.  Thom was born on June 20th, 1951 in Ottawa KS to Jack and Florence Finch.  He was the youngest of 5 children and shortly after his birth the family moved to Topeka Kansas, where Thom remained until his death. 

Thom was a jack of all trades.  He obtained his nursing degree and worked at Stormont-Vail for a time before moving on to other experiences including EDS and Blue Cross.  He eventually retired and working part time at Churchill’s cigar shop.  At the time of his death, Thom was working at Sam’s Club as a door greeter. 

Thom enjoyed spending time with his family.  He was an animal lover and an avid cigar connoisseur.  Thom was quirky and funny and hated having his picture taken which made it difficult for him during the holidays because he strongly resembled Santa Clause (and children frequently wanted a picture with “Santa”.

Thom is survived by his daughter Jennifer Finch and his son Jonathan Finch, as well as his brother John M. Finch (Topeka KS), George Finch (Topeka KS), and his sister Sister Margaret Finch (Leavenworth KS) and he will be missed greatly.

Cremation is under the direction of Midwest Cremation Society, INC.

Memorial services will be held on January 17th, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
Location: Mater Dei-Holy Name school:  1114 SE 10th ST. Topeka KS.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Cat Association of Topeka.

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  1. George, Linda and family
    So sorry to learn of your loss
    May your comfort come from our comforter ,our Lord Jesus Christ

  2. Jennifer & Jonathan so sorry to hear of the passing of your Dad he was a funny guy when approached with how are you when we were much younger I know you both will miss him very much and our deepest sympathy to the rest of his family.

    Aunt Rita,Uncle Mario & Christian Ramos

  3. Tom was First a FRIEND and work associate, of my daughter’s and son in- law who worked with Tom @ EDS. Than became a friend to me and my wife at the kids family get-together over the holidays. To the family our sincere condolences with the knowing that Tom will be close in your and
    our memories. Yes Tom enjoyed a Good cigar at our gatherings along with a chaser of a Good Scotch. Tom you will be MISSED.

  4. Oh my goodness. I worked with Thom at EDS. He was a good friend. We also shared the same birthday, also going to Holy Name Grade School.

  5. To Thom’s family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I worked with Thom at EDS. We had many great conversations. I pray God’s comfort and peace to each of you during this most difficult journey.

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