Thomas A. Reis, 72, of Selbyville, Del., formerly of Wilmington, Del., passed away Monday, June 8, 2009, at home. He was a graduate of Fordham University and was a retired accountant and had worked for Hercules Inc. and Himont USA, both in Wilmington. He was a member of St. Luke Catholic Church, Ocean City, Md.; a member and past president of AARP Chapter 5226; and a former member of Hercules Men’s Club. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Reis was preceded in death by his parents, T. Joseph and Gertrude Beichert Reis. He is survived by his wife, Rona J. Reis; and his daughter, Joanne M. Reis of New Castle, Del.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 12, 2009, at St. Luke Catholic Church, 100th St. and Coastal Highway, Ocean City, Md. Friends may call on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Hastings Funeral Home, 19 S. Main St., Selbyville, Del. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Dagsboro, Del. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.