NORFOLK- A Celebration of life gathering for 66 year old Thomas E. Planty, a resident of 24 South Main Street, Norfolk, will be held at the home of his daughter Jennifer on Saturday, November 21, 2020 starting at 2 p.m. Mr. Planty passed away late Sunday evening with his family at his side. Thomas is survived by his son, Matthew Planty, Raymondville; his daughter, Jennifer Ashley, Norfolk; his four beloved grandchildren Cody, Jake, Madison and Hailey; two great-grandchildren, Lily and Hudson as well as several nieces and nephews. Tom was pre-deceased by his parents, two brothers, Ronald and Vernon Planty and two sisters, Elaine Stevens and Carol Craig.
Born in Massena on June 5, 1954 to the late Gerald and Bernice Planty, Tom graduated from Norwood-Norfolk Central School. He worked at ALCOA in Massena as a furnace operator and loader, retiring after 36 years of service. In his spare time, Tom enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing, working in the woods with his tractor as well as sawing lumber. However, his most enjoyment came from woodworking, as he was an accomplished woodworker and he also enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren. Memorial donations in Tom's memory can be made to a charity of one's choice and memories and condolences may be shared online at www.buckfuneralhome.com . The Buck Funeral Home in Norfolk is serving the family of Thomas E. Planty.