Thomas "Tom" S. Naylor, 72, of Glassport, passed away Sunday, February 10, 2019. He was born June 9, 1946 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Thomas and Frances (Case) Naylor. Tom was a retired Heavy Equipment Operator. He was a US Army Veteran of the Vietnam War. For his service he received the Purple Heart, National Defense Service Medal, Combat Infantryman's Badge, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Sharpshooter and Class Gunner. He retired from the Army Reserve after 23 years of service to our country.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth E. (Solada) Naylor, daughters, Cecelia (Ed) Fine of Ellwood City and Amy Haney of Connellsville, sons, Thomas (Lisa) Naylor, Jr., and John Naylor of Glassport, brothers, Gerald Naylor of North Versailles and Harry Naylor of Glassport, sisters, Leona Warman of Port Vue and Vel Vette of Mount Baker, WA, grandchildren, Christopher (Aleschie) Fine, Matthew (Erica) Fine, Sabrina Koseclak and Samuel Haney, great-grandchildren, Kolby, Chyenne and Alyvia, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Naylor and sister, Pat Swink. Friends are welcome Wednesday, February 13, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8:00 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 10:00 am. Interment with Military Honors will follow in Mount Vernon Cemetery, Elizabeth Township. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published February 11, 2019.