Thomas Craig Blair, age 90, originally from Hackettstown, New Jersey, passed away on Sunday, May 3, 2015 at Gundersen St. Joseph’s Hospital in Hillsboro, Wisconsin.
Prior to his death, he was cared for by his family at his home in hillsboro. Tom suffered from heart disease for many years.
After serving with the Bushmasters army unit in the Philippines during World War II, Tom attended the tanning school at Pratt Institute. Working as a leather chemist, he ended his career with Rohm & Haas. He was an avid collector of firearms and an expert marksman.
Tom is survived by his daughter Barbara Burkhalter, from Indianapolis, Indiana and two sons, Craig Blair from Orlando, Florida and David Blair from Waukesha, Wisconsin.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Joanne A. Zeek, in 1978 and his second wife, Helen M. Rolfs, in 2010.