Thomas James Marzano IV

Thomas James Marzano IV (aka Tommy T and Tom Tom) died suddenly May 4, 2016, but surrounded by friends.

He was born in Tacoma Jan. 20, 1958, to Donna (née Gallagher) and Thomas J. Marzano, Jr. He graduated from Stadium High School in 1976, lettering and excelling in wresting. Marzano worked in construction all his life and had just celebrated his 25th anniversary working with and for the city of Fircrest. He married Debbie Michaelson in 1980 and had two sons, Thomas V and Ryan. He married again to Linda Marie Cooke Nimrick April 2, 2005, and became father and example to sons Jeremy, Mathew, Jeffery and Randy, and daughter Alyssa. Sports played a major part in his life through his role as coach and mentor. He challenged his athletes-in-training to work hard, play hard and, above all, win. When he wasn’t working, raising his two boys, coaching and mentoring, he played hard at camping, boating, manicuring the lawn and babying his truck.

Marzano was preceded in death by his father and mother, his sister Karen and nephew Michael. He is survived by his wife, Linda, his brother and best friend Jim and wife, Lynn (Jason and Josh), his sister Sherry, niece Kris, children T.J. (Jessie), Ryan, Jeremy (Heather), Mathew, Jeffery (Kylee Mae), Alyssa, Randy Junior and grandchildren Ryan, Nathan, Grace, Eleanor, Thomas VI, Max, Lola Mae, Henry and Hudson.

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