Thomas C. Alessi

Thomas C. Alessi, 46, of Ledgewood, N.J., passed away suddenly on Sunday, June 30, 2013 at home.

He was born Nov. 21, 1966 in Dunkirk, NY. He had lived in Ledgewood for the past 7 years and was previously of Longmeadow, Massachusetts.

Tom was a graduate of Elon University and received his MBA from Seton Hall University. He was employed with Automatic Data Processing (A.D.P.) for over 10 years as a Sales Executive and was a very talented professional.

He had a love for sports and was a great athlete. He enjoyed golfing, biking, and the Yankees. He played baseball for Elon University and Davis and Elkins College. Tom had strong faith and was a member of the NJ Church of Christ. Most of all, he cherished his wife and children.

Tom is survived by his wife of 14 years, Carolyn Alessi; his two children, Isabella and Sofie; his father, Joseph Alessi; his mother, Martha Rizzo; his brothers, Timothy and wife Cheryl and Todd and wife Jennifer; and his 5 nieces and 4 nephews.

A Celebration of Tom’s Life will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, July 5 at the William J. Leber Funeral Home, 15 Furnace Road (corner of Rt. 206), Chester, NJ (908) 879-3090. A 10 a.m. funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 6 at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Chester, NJ. In lieu of flowers, memorial donation may be made to HOPE worldwide, 1285 Drummers Lane, Suite 105, Wayne, PA 19087, Attn: Donation Processing.

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