Thomas M. Higgins, 77, of Bayville died on September 7, 2019, with his loving family at his bedside. Born and raised in Wilkes Barre, PA., he has been a resident of Bayville for over 50 years. Mr. Higgins was a Professional Federal Firefighter employed with the US Government out of Fort Monmouth, Eatontown. He proudly served in the US Marine Corp and continued his service with the Marine Corp Reserves. He also devoted himself to his community as a life member of the Bayville First Aid Squad with over 25 years of service.
Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Caroline; two children, Thomas Jr. and his wife Sharon and Nora Shand; also, four grandchildren, Isabella, Anna Caroline, Lily and Riley. He was predeceased by his son Christopher in 1995.
A Memorial Gathering for relatives and friends will be offer on Friday, Sept. 13th, from 6pm to 8pm, with a Prayer Service at 7:30pm, in the Mastapeter Funeral Home, 270 Atlantic City Blvd., Bayville. In lieu of flowers, donations in Tom’s memory to; the Bayville First Aid Squad, (bayvillefas.org), would be appreciated.