Tom M. Steele

Tom M. Steele, born on April 27, 1957, was the sixth child of Harry and Christine Steele.

A graduate of Willow Springs High School Class of 1975, he attended SMS and served three years in the U.S. Army.

After his military service, he went to work for the Cherry Hill, N.J., Postal Service where he worked for 39 years.

He is survived by his wife Kathleen; sons Christopher and Daniel and daughter, Amanda of Cherry Hill, N.J.; his mother, Christine Steele, Willow Springs, Mo.; brother, Steve and wife, Sandra of Springfield, Mo., and sister, Margaret Susan Hickerson and husband, Dan Hickerson of Kennan, Wis.

His father, Harry B. Steele Jr. and brothers, Harry III, David and Pat preceded him in death.

Tom and his sons enjoyed cooking and would host dinners with over 30 guests attending. Tom’s specialty was shrimp gumbo with other meat choices by the sons.

Tom died of debilitating ALS on Dec. 12, 2018. Funeral services were held Dec. 19, 2018, in Cherry Hill, N.J.

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