Thomas Oren Bigelow, 73, of Sherburne, NY, passed away on August 22, 2021 at Crouse Community Center. He was born in Oneonta, NY on January 27, 1948, the son of Oren Olcott Bigelow and Ruth Atwater Bigelow. Thom married Claudia Jean Thompson on February 7, 1970 at the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany in Sherburne, NY. He was a graduate of Sherburne Earlville Central School Class of 1967. He graduated from SUNY Morrisville and served in the US Army Reserves. Thom worked for Proctor and Gamble Pharmaceuticals for over 30 years. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Thom was a generous and caring man. He will be missed by all whose lives he deeply touched.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife Claudia and his brother Richard Duncan. Two infant sons, James and Scott Thomas predeceased him. Surviving are his partner, Debra Dushko, Sherburne, NY, his daughter Danielle Comer and her husband Terry, Westfield, NC, son Matthew Bigelow, Sherburne, NY, and three grandsons Kurtis Bigelow, Leo Bigelow, and Ethan Comer.
In lieu of funeral services, donations can be made to the Memorial Fund, Episcopal Church of the Epiphany, PO Box 538, Sherburne, NY 13460, or Claudia’s Closet, a charity in honor of Claudia Bigelow and her dedication to those in need. Checks can be sent to Sherburne Earlville School District, 15 School Street Sherburne, NY 13460
Arrangements by Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 10 S. Main St., Sherburne, NY.