Thomas Sayles

Obituary of Thomas S. Sayles

Thomas S. Sayles, 81, of Tunkhannock died unexpectedly Thursday October 29, 2020 at home. He is survived by his wife of 36 years the former Else Stevens-Carter. Born in Newburgh, NY he was the son of the late Thomas and Thelma Harding Sayles, he proudly served in the United States Coast Guard. Before his retirement, he was employed by New York State Department of Transportation before moving to Northeastern PA. He and his wife along with his sister-in-law were the co-owners of The Old Store in downtown Tunkhannock. Tom was always known by his customers to offer a friendly smile and witty conversation. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, father-in-law, and grandfather. He will be greatly missed by his children and grandchildren. In addition to his wife he is survived by two sons, Joshua and wife Amber of Tunkhannock, John and wife Jennifer of Glen Allen, VA; three grandchildren, Andrew and Jayden Sayles (Joshua), and Emily Stales (John); sister-in-law, Maxine Stevens-Smales. He was preceded in death by his sister-in-law, Alda Stevens-Page and brother-in-law, Guy E. Stevens. Family and friends are invited to attend Thomas’ funeral service which will be held on Wednesday November 4, 2020 at 6:00 PM from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home, Inc. 73 W. Tioga St. Tunkhannock, PA 18657. A viewing will be held from 5:00 PM until the time of service on Wednesday. Interment will be in Jersey Hill Cemetery. Please visit the funeral home website to share memories or extend condolences.
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Wednesday
4
November

Visitation at Funeral Home

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home
73 West Tioga Street
Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania, United States
Wednesday
4
November

Funeral Service

6:00 pm
Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc.
73 W. Tioga St.
Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania, United States

Final Resting Place

Jersey Hill Cemetery
RR#3 Box 3252
Laceyville, Pennsylvania, United States
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