Thomas Hallaway

Obituary of Thomas W. Hallaway

Mr. Thomas W. Hallaway, 68, of Wolcott entered into eternal rest on July 25, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family.  He was the beloved husband of Mary (Alberto) Hallaway for 23 years.  Thomas was born in Waterbury, son of the late Stephen W. and Lorraine (Leahy) Hallaway.

Tom was a graduate of W. F. Kaynor Technical High School majoring in electrical.  He retired as a manager for an electrical wholesale company.  Tom was one of the founding members of the car club, Mopars of CT. He spent many happy hours at car shows around CT, having won many trophies. Tom’s pride and joy was his plum crazy purple 2016 Dodge Challenger Hellcat.  He especially loved playing cards with his family, working on cars and going to the casino.

Tom will be missed by his wife, Mary, daughters Sharyl (Raymond) Thorn, and Brandi (Chris) Rowe and grandchildren Roger Feero Jr., Sarah Feero and Jacob Rowe of Wolcott, a brother John (Dori) Hallaway of Prospect, and sisters Patricia (Edward) Atwood of Watertown and Katherine Alberto of Winsted, several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Tom is also survived by a daughter Jennifer Darius of Waterford and her two sons.

Thomas was predeceased by his parents and his brother-in-law and best friend Joseph Alberto.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday July 30, 2019 at 10 am at Prospect Memorial Funeral Home 72 Waterbury Rd., Prospect. Burial will follow in New Pine Grove Cemetery, 850 Meriden Rd., Waterbury. Calling hours will be held Monday July 29, 2019 from 5 pm – 7 pm at the funeral home.

The family would like to thank the compassionate staff of Aging Better at Home LLC, of Wolcott and VITAS Hospice.

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