Sunday, April 14, 2024

Thomas Shipps, Jr.

Thomas Shipps, Jr., born in Stroudsburg, PA, on March 29, 1977, to Thomas and Carol (Bartell) Shipps, Sr., passed away at his home in Blairstown, NJ, on July 30, 2022.

Thomas was a big football fan, specifically the NY Giants, he also enjoyed watching the North Warren Patriots and yelling at the referees. He was a hands-on worker as he was a self-employed contractor, he also enjoyed landscaping and design. One of his hobbies was fishing around Blairstown, but also liked to saltwater fish. Thomas was very into fitness being an avid gym goer. He was a proud father and always a family man.

Thomas is survived by his adoring wife of 19 years, Kristin. His two sons: Craig Thomas, and Logan James, his half siblings Fred Belveiro and Faith Sarisky and his cousin Jaqueline Lynch. He was adored by his many nieces and nephews. Tom was predeceased by his parents, Thomas and Carol and half-brother Joe Belveiro.

A visitation will be held on Friday, August 5, at Newbaker Funeral Home, Blairstown, NJ, from 2-3PM service to follow at 3PM. A Celebration of his life will be held immediately following the service at the Shaffer Residence, 2 Ridge Ln., Blairstown, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Thomas’s memory to benefit a college fund to be set up in Craig and Logan Shipps’ name.