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Thomas Augustine Desmond, III

Thomas Augustine Desmond, III, 84, of Hayesville, passed away Thursday, July 19, 2018 at his residence.

He was born in New York City, N.Y. to the late Thomas Desmond, Jr. and Marjorie Peters Desmond. Thomas was an electronics technician for Harris Corp. in Melbourne, Fla. before moving to Hayesville in 1999. He

enjoyed ham radios, lapidary work, woodworking and computers.

Thomas was a member of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Hayesville. He is survived by his wife, Sylvia Desmond; son, Thomas Augustine Desmond, IV of Aurora, Colo.; daughter, Marjorie Frances Wolfe and her husband, Donald, of Melbourne, Fla.; one sister, Joyce Gale, her husband, Dick and four grandchildren.

A funeral mass will be held at 12 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21 at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Hayesville. Pastor-Rev. H. Alejandro Ayala will officiate. Music will be provide by Cody Killian and the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church choir. A luncheon will be served after the service.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home: www.townson-rose.com is in charge of all arrangements.

Clay County Progress

Mailing Address: PO Box 483, Hayesville, NC 28904
Physical Address: 43 Main Street, Hayesville, NC 28904
Phone: 828-389-8431
Fax: 828-389-9997