Thomas Cvengros

Thomas J. Cvengros

Friday, December 22nd, 1939 - Tuesday, May 19th, 2020
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Obituary

Thomas J. Cvengros, 80, of Hurley, passed away on May 19, 2020 at his home in Hurley, Wisconsin.

He was born December 22, 1939, in Ironwood, Michigan, the son of Michael and Lucille (Gravitz) Cvengros. He attended local schools and attended Northland College in Ashland where he received a Bachelor’s Degree and then furthered his education and received a CPA degree. He was an Army veteran and served for 3 ½ years.

Thomas was raised Catholic and attended Our Lady Peace Catholic Church in Ironwood. He was also a member of the Jaycee’s and served on many community projects.

He was Dean of Business at Gogebic Community College and acting President for 1 year, retiring in 2004 after 33 years of service.

Thomas loved reading, playing cards with “the gang”, and particularly loved the outdoors enjoying camping, fishing, and hunting; but he especially loved his Langford Lake property. He was a very humble man, and everyone knew his unique sense of humor and witty sarcasm.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Michael and Lucille Cvengros; brothers, Joseph and James Cvengros; sisters, Rita Grasso and Patricia Nichols; nephews, David and Glenn Grasso and Michael Cvengros; brothers-in-law, James "Squeak" Nichols and Joseph Grasso; sister-in-law, LaVerne Cvengros; and inlaws, Nelson and Marjorie Cobleigh.

Thomas is survived by his devoted wife, Jayne; son, Stephen (Lali) of the Netherlands; deeply adored daughter, Jennifer Cvengros (Keith Towne); grandchildren, Paris and Sylvie; nieces and nephews, Diana Zarzyski, Cathy (Warren) Geyer, Sue (Steve) Pallin, Heather Christianson, Michelle (Michael) Johnson, Jane Horgan, Joe (Jennifer) Cobleigh, Dan (Connie) Cvengros and Chad (Tabitha) Andrist; sister-in-law, Kathleen (Damian) Dominski; brother-in-law, Robert (Bernadette) Cobleigh; numerous other loving relatives and friends; and his devoted sidekick, his cat, Clyde.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

The family has chosen McKevitt-Patrick Funeral Home, Ironwood, to honor Thomas’s legacy of life. You can leave a condolence or a tribute at mckevittpatrickfuneralhome.com.
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Kathleen Malloy

Posted at 09:20am
Dear Jean, We are so sorry to hear of Tom's passing. He was always so nice and very helpful to me. We had a lot of fun over the years and I feel blessed for having both of you as our friends. Please know we are here for you and wish you all the best. He will be missed - much love Kit and Bill Malloy
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Mary Kaye Martzke

Posted at 12:27pm
We were so sorry to hear of Tom's death - we have many fond memories of your family at Langford Lake! We will think of him often when we build bonfires where your trailer used to be. Take care.

Mary Kaye & Doug Martzke
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The Staff, Faculty, and Board of GCC

Posted at 10:36am
With deepest sympathy and admiration, Tom, your time at Gogebic Community College will never be forgotten.
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Kari Klemme

Posted at 10:27am
Gogebic Community College wishes to express our sincerest condolences for your loss. Tom was an integral part of the College culture for many years and he will be missed.

Sincerely,
The faculty, staff, and Board of Gogebic Community College
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Jackie Powers

Posted at 04:29pm
My condolences to you Jayne.
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