April 6, 1939 ~ September 1, 2019
Born in: Youngwood, Pennsylvania
Resided in: Aurora, Colorado
Thomas Edward McCallister, 80, of Aurora, Colorado passed away on September 1, 2019.
Thomas was born on April 6, 1939 in Youngwood, Pennsylvania to Francis Xavier and Helen (Luther) McCallister. He joined the United States Air Force where he began what would be a lifelong career in network engineering. After his time in the Air Force, Thomas worked for NCR, Co, Inc. for 20 years and US Bank for 15 years as a Certified Network Engineer. In addition to his career, Thomas enjoyed many hobbies including woodworking, drawing, a love of music, photography, science fiction books and movies, camping, and fishing.
Thomas was preceded in death by his parents, Francis Xavier McCallister and Helen (Luther) McCallister; and his siblings, Francis, Stella, Regis, and Gregory. He is survived by his wife, Sybil Marie McCallister; children, Michael Thomas McCallister (Jennie), Scott Edward McCallister (Laura), and Jeannine Marie Reed (Anthony); grandchildren, Chloe Reed, Gabriel Reed, and Nicholas McCallister; and sister, Regina.
A gathering to receive family and friends will be held at Horan & McConaty, 11150 East Dartmouth Avenue, Aurora, Colorado on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 4:00PM. A rosary in Thomas’s honor will follow the gathering at 4:30PM, also at Horan & McConaty. A funeral Mass will take place at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 13120 East Kentucky Avenue Aurora Colorado on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 10AM, followed by burial at Fort Logan National Cemetery.
The McCallister Family requests charitable donations be made in Thomas’s memory to Heifer International.