Thomas "Tom" Chevraux

Born: Sun., Apr. 4, 1943
Died: Sat., May 18, 2019


10:00 AM to 10:45 AM, Tue., May 21, 2019
Location: Rossi Family Funeral Home, Inc.

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Tue., May 21, 2019
Location: Rossi Family Funeral Home, Inc.

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Thomas “Tom” R. Chevraux, age 76 of Canton, passed away at his home on Saturday, May 18, 2019. He was born in Canton on April 1, 1943 to the late Robert and Doris Chevraux. Tom was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, and the University of Notre Dame, where he lettered three years in Track and Field, and was also a member of the Monogram Club for track at Notre Dame. He received a Master's Degree from Oberlin in Teaching, a Master's Degree from Kent State University in History, and later retired as a teacher for the Fairless Schooling Systems after 30 years. Tom served in the Peace Corps for two years in Jamaica. He was an avid tennis play and enjoyed reading and poetry. Tom is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Becky (Shannon); brother Joseph Chevraux; nephew Mike (Jennifer) Chevraux; niece Traci Chevraux; and great nieces Emilia and Nora. Family and friends will be received at the Rossi Family Funeral Home on Tuesday from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Funeral Services will begin in the funeral home at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Clear Path Hospice (475 Wolf Ledges Pkwy. Akron, Ohio 44311) or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.


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Dave and Carol McKimm
   Posted Sat May 18, 2019
We are so sorry for your loss Becky… May God strengthen you and give you His peace.

Julie Sproul
   Posted Mon May 20, 2019
Becky and family! My deepest sympathies on Uncle Tom's passing. He was a great guy and I will remember him fondly! My thoughts and prayers are with you! Love you! ~julie

Susan Lamb Barnes
   Posted Mon May 20, 2019
Becky, Deepest sympathy on behalf of the Lamb Siblings (Susan Barnes, Mary Biller, Bill Jr, and Joyce Lamb). Our mom and dad (Bill and Addie) held a special place in their heart for your family. May God comfort you in your time of grief.

Nicole Mercer
   Posted Mon May 20, 2019
He was such a wonderful teacher and I will always remember him fondly. My sympathies to his family.
Nicole (Bruwier) Mercer

Katie Faverty (Dorothy McKim)
   Posted Mon May 20, 2019
Becky I am so sorry to hear about Tom. You have my heartfelt sympathy.6

Shirley Angelo Hinchcliff
   Posted Mon May 20, 2019
Aunt Becky, Just want you to know that Ray and I are so sorry to hear about Tom. We
know how much he meant to you, and how much he will be missed. Our condolences to you and the rest of the family. Ray said if you need anything or help with anything, call anytime, Love and Prayers. Shir and Ray

Nona Swartz
   Posted Mon May 20, 2019
Becky, you have my deepest sympathy. Tom was a kind and wonderful friend. He shared his love of learning by tutoring our GED students for many years. May God bless Tom and bless and comfort you.

Mar Turner
   Posted Tue May 21, 2019
Even though Mick and I can’t make it to the services -our thoughts and prayers will be with you!

Billy and Marilyn Deames
   Posted Sat May 25, 2019
Becky and Cousin Joe. We join with so many others who will miss Tom. May God be with you and help you during this difficult time. His mom taught us both to play tennis and brooked no childhood antics on the tennis court. I'll remember the good times. Billy

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