Tommy passed away, on June 22, 2011 at the age of 84. He was the owner of Cici Pizza on the Point Pleasant Boardwalk for many years before, the place was gutted by fire. He was a long time Point Pleasant resident before he relocated to South Miami Beach, Florida. In early 2011, he returned to Point Pleasant on his final months. He was survived by his many relatives like his nieces and nephews, and a goddaughter.