Thomas George Donlan, “Miami Tom”
Departed April 21, 2022 in Melbourne, Florida
Thomas George Donlan, “Miami Tom” to his friends, 78, of Melbourne Beach, Florida died on Thursday, April 21, 2022 in Melbourne, Florida.
Tom was born on June 22, 1943 in Jersey City, New Jersey to Thomas A. and Anna (Oelkrug) Donlan. He grew up in Miami, Florida and served in the US Air Force, where he trained as an aircraft mechanic during the Vietnam War. After the war, he worked for Eastern Airlines and American Airlines until he retired to Melbourne Beach, Florida to spend his days fishing. He was a lifetime avid fisherman and loved spending time in his yard growing fruit trees.
Tom is survived by his wife Eileen of 47 years and daughters Karen Hausheer and Ellen (Scott) Allen; sister Mary Ann (David) Frankle; grandchildren Victoria Allen and Matthew Allen, and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.
A celebration of life will be held – details will be announced later.