Thomas S. Geslak was born on April 5, 1967, or as he liked to say 4-5-6-7. He passed unexpectedly on December 24, 2020 at the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ. Tom was a loving, hardworking, generous, and caring man.
Born in Irvington, NJ to Walter (predeceased 2017) and Wanda Geslak, Tom resided in Holmdel for the past 19 years. Tom was the owner of Evan’s Machine and Tool Co., which his father established in 1967. He was a husband for 22 years to his beloved wife Donna, and a father to his four daughters Stefanie, Katherine, Valerie, and Karoline. Tom was a brother to Mike and his wife Tina, and an uncle to Monika, Mathew, and Gabriella. (An honorable mention goes to his faithful canine companion Louie Boy).
Tom was known to help others before himself, whether that be regularly stopping by his mother’s house, snow plowing his neighbors’ driveways, offering his cabin in the woods to vacation with his friends, or making time to take his daughters to Home Depot for home projects or Shop Rite for cooking. He did so much for others and never asked for anything in return. Tom was a dedicated parishioner to St. Catharine’s Church in Holmdel, a member of Polish Falcons of America Nest 17, and a board member of the Z.P.A.. Tom will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Visitation on Sunday from 4-6 PM, at the Parkway Wozniak Memorial Home 211 Westfield Ave, Clark, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at St Casimir's RC Church 91 Pulaski St., Newark on Monday 10:00 AM. Interment will follow at Our Lady of Czestochowa Cemetery, Doylestown, PA. Facial coverings are required for all events. In lieu of flowers, kindly consider donations to St. Casimir’s R.C. Church or St. Catharine’s Church.
Covid-19 Visitation Instructions:
All attendees will be expected to wear a mask. Hand sanitizer and wipes will be provided by the guestbook. There will be a basket to place your condolence or Mass cards.
The line to the casket will be socially distanced. Kneelers will be 6 feet in front of the casket or you may stand. Attendees will be expected to maintain a 6 feet distance from Tom at all times. We ask that you respectfully stay for the time you need, but also to allow time for the individuals behind you to pray and pay their respects.
After paying respects to Tom you will be able to pass by the family and express your condolences. No physical contact will be made between attendees and the family with a distance of 6 feet strongly enforced.There will be no social lingering in the chapel. We welcome all who wish to attend. We want to provide a safe environment for all during this Covid-19 pandemic. We completely understand if you cannot attend for the safety of yourself or your family.
You are all in our hearts during this difficult time of losing our beloved Tom.
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