of San Antonio, Texas, (formerly of Chesterton) passed away unexpectedly on
January 28, 2015.
He was born on
April 1, 1949, to George and LaValle Andershock, who preceded him in death.
Tom attended St.
Patrick Catholic School through 8th grade and graduated from Chesterton High
School in 1967. After graduation he spent the next 23 years serving his
Country with the United States Army. His tours of duty included Cambodia,
South Korea and Germany. He was later stationed at Fort Sam Houston in San
Antonio. After retiring from the Army, Tom worked for many years at Brooke
Army Medical Center in San Antonio.Ê
Tom is survived by
his wife, Mary Rose, of San Antonio and children George Andershock, Susan
(Bruce) Andershock-Horan and Tom (Denise) Andershock. He was blessed with
three beautiful grandchildren - Nicole, Amber and Michael. Tom had three
stepchildren, Rosemary, Michelle and John and several step-grandchildren.
Also surviving are three sisters in Chesterton-Sue (Norm) Harris, Gayle (Ed)
Surgener, and Karan (John) Schnadenberg as well as several nieces and
nephews. He is also sadly missed by his lab, Millie.
Tom will be
remembered for his love of God and Country, his family, and his passion for
baseball and fishing.
A Catholic service
and visitation was held in San Antonio on February 3, and a Military Funeral
at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery on February 6.