Remembering the victims of mesothelioma

12 Dec 2008 by under News, People

In the news this week, two reports of deaths resulting from .

The Philadelphia Inquirer reported the death of Thomas S. McGuire, 47, of Broomall, who died Monday. Mr. McGuire was an employee of United Parcel Service (UPS) in West Chester, for more than 26 years. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma in July 2007. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie Duddy McGuire, sons Michael and Thomas Jr., daughter Kelly and two brothers and a sister. Donations in his memory may be made to the McGuire Children Education Fund, TD Bank, 120 W. Eagle Rd., Havertown, Pa., 19083.

The Hastings Star-Gazette, in Hastings, Minn., reports the death of , 88. He passed away Dec. 9 after battling mesothelioma. Mr. Kjos served his country in the U.S. Air Force from 1942-1945. He worked at the Koch Refinery from 1955-1988. He is survived by his wife, Jean Highet Kjos, sons Bruce, Thomas and Robert, daughters Karen, Kristine and Betty, as well as 15 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, a sister and other relatives and friends.

Blessings to these families.

One Response to “Remembering the victims of mesothelioma”

  1. Mike Crill

    When it comes to Meso, I will take any and all good news of hope, any day.God Bless you all and keep faith.So sad so many have to suffer so till death.You are a ray of hope. Thank you.