Thomas A. Landers

Updated: Jan 21

Thomas A. Landers died January 16, 2021 at Hospice House in Poland, Ohio.

He was born to John and Margaret (Teachout) Landers on March 31, 1948 in Youngstown, Ohio and lived in Emlenton, Pennsylvania for the last thirty years.

A 1966 graduate of Rayen High School, he served in Vietnam where he earned a Bronze Service Star and an Army Commendation Medal for Valor.

Tom worked for the Youngstown Northern Railroad and the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.

Photography was a hobby and an occupation for Tom. Several of his photographs were published in the book, "Unlikely Warrior: Memoirs of a Vietnam Combat Medic". A copy of the book is in the Foxburg Library. His photographs were shown at the Stambaugh Auditorium Art Show.

Thomas will be missed by his brothers, Michael (Itala), Joseph (Linda), Philip (Maryann), and Gerard, a niece and seven nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, John Jr.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by Cremation & Funeral Service, by Gary S. Silvat Inc. of Youngtown, Ohio.

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A private service will be held at a later date due to the Coronavirus epidemic.

The family welcomes donations in Tom’s memory to: Boys & Girls Club Along Allegheny, 511 Hill Street, P.O Box 2, Emlenton, Pennsylvania 16373.

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