Thomas P. York, 68, of Eatontown, entered into eternal life on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, while on vacation with his wife in Poland. Tom was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma on November 20, 1950, and then spent most of his childhood in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Tom obtained his undergraduate degree in Computing Science from the University of Notre Dame in 1972 and then graduate degrees in Theology, while in the seminary, later in the 1970s. Tom ultimately decided not to be ordained a priest. In 1982, Tom completed a degree from the Culinary Institute of America, located in Hyde Park, New York and then began a diverse career that included multiple industries and disciplines. For the past decade, Tom brought his eclectic professional background to Rutgers Business School as an Assistant Professor of Professional Practice. Tom was very passionate about teaching his students and loved all of the opportunities that this job created for him, both within and outside of the classroom.
Tom was an active member of his church. Tom loved to cook for friends and family. Tom was always looking forward to his next opportunity to travel with his beloved wife, Gosia.
Tom was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother. Surviving are his wife, Gosia; three sons, Matthew with his wife Megan, James with his wife Maria, and Joseph with his wife Bridget; seven grandchildren, Charlie, Patrick, Chelsea, Ashley, Zoe, Grover, and Dorothy; and his brother John with his wife Denise.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 from 2 pm to 4pm and 7 pm to 9 pm at Fiore Funeral Home located at 236 Monmouth Road, Oakhurst, NJ. A Funeral Mass will be offered on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 11 am at Saint Anselm's Roman Catholic Church located at 1028 Wayside Road, Tinton Falls, NJ.