Thomas M. Aumen
07/13/1935 - 10/14/2016

Thomas M. Aumen, 81, of Hanover entered into God’s eternal care Friday, October 14, 2016, at his home. He is survived by his wife Marlene A. (Groft) Aumen to whom he was married 56 years.  Born July 13, 1935 in Hanover, he was the son of the late Ralph W. and Treva R. (Witmer) Aumen.  Tom was retired from Met-Ed and a 1953 graduate of Eichelberger High School. He was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Hanover, a life member of the McSherrystown Home Assoc., and a member of the York County Bowling Assoc. and was inducted into their Hall of Fame in 1997. He enjoyed bowling, carving ducks, the beach and spending time with family and friends, especially his grandchildren.  Surviving in addition to his wife are three sons; Michael Aumen and his wife Jillian of McSherrystown, Steven Aumen and his wife Rhonda of Hanover and Mark Aumen and his wife Tammy of New Oxford, eight grandchildren; Courtney Descheemacker and her husband Bryant, Kirstie Smith and her husband Mark, Chelsea Boyd and her husband Adam, Thomas and Tanner Aumen and Nicholas, Nathan and Nolan Aumen. He is preceded in death by two brothers; James and Larry Aumen.  A Celebration of Life service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 30 W. Chestnut Street, Hanover with Rev. Dr. Daniel M. Yeiser officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Hanover with the Hanover Allied Veterans Honor Guard providing military honors. Friends and relatives will be received Monday 6 to 8 p.m. at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Avenue, McSherrystown and Tuesday 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.  Serving as pallbearers will be Thomas and Nicholas Aumen, Bryant Descheemacker, Mark Smith, Adam Boyde and Denise Graham.  Contributions in memory of Tom may be made to VNA/ Hospice, 440 Madison Street, Hanover, PA 17331or American Cancer Society, 924 N Colonial Ave, York, PA 17403.

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Posted at:10/16/2016 9:09 am
JoAnn Flickinger -
My deepest sympathy to the Aumen family. I have heard wonderful stories from Chelsea and know that Tom was truly loved by many. May you find peace in knowing that he is no longer in pain. Keep his memories alive in your heart.

Posted at:10/16/2016 9:09 am
Annette Colgan -
Sending hugs & sympathy to Mike & Jill & family at the loss of your special dad & grandpa. It is a tough time, surround yourselves in the memories & the love of family & friends. Thinking of all of you & praying for you as you heal. God bless, Annette Colgan

Posted at:10/16/2016 10:10 am
Shannon Cromer -
I had the pleasure of meeting Tom on a few occasions and was honored to be part of his nursing team. Anyone could see within moments of meeting him how proud he was of his family. I have heard many stories from Chelsea and the bond this family has is incredible. My thoughts and prayers to you all. I hope you find comfort in knowing that you were able to accomplish exactly what Tom wanted by keeping him at home, safe and comfortable surrounded by those he loves! Love to you all!

Posted at:10/16/2016 9:09 pm
Jennifer Harris -
Wishing the Aumen family strength in this time of need. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Jenn

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