SOMERSET-Thomas Martin Poore, 93, passed away on June 6, 2021 at Charlton Memorial Hospital. Mr. Poore was born in Fall River and was the son of the late Julius L. Poore and Edith (Kirby) Poore.
Tom served his county honorably in the US Navy during World War II and was a graduate of the Industrial Technical School of Boston. After relocating to Florida, he went on to hold a long and distinguished career as a Master Electrician at Walt Disney World. Mr. Poore was a talented ballroom dancer and dance instructor, having danced and taught at many local and foreign dance halls. Mr. Poore also enjoyed playing cards, ice skating, swimming and traveling throughout Europe. He particularly enjoyed the time he spent in Cape Town, South Africa and Switzerland. He will be fondly remembered as a courteous kind gentleman who cared deeply for his family.
He is survived by his children, Thomas Poore, Jr. of VA and Gerry Poore of FL; siblings, Margaret Souza and her husband John of Somerset and Medford Poore and his wife Irene of Shrewsbury; several grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
He was the father of the late Michael Poore.
He was the loving partner of the late Rose Pierro.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a time of visitation on Wednesday June 16, 2021 from 9-11am in the Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, 900 Buffinton St., Somerset. A prayer service followed by military honors will begin at 11am.
Cremation to follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Blvd., Staten Island, NY 10306
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