Thomas W. Dawe, age 82, of High Bridge,

Thomas W. Dawe

Thomas W. Dawe, age 82, of High Bridge, NJ passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at home.

He was born on March 12, 1935 in Mendon, MA.

He was the son of the late John and Ruth Muhleib Dawe.

Thomas was the husband of Janet Petterson (née Hixon), celebrating their 37th wedding anniversary on February 22nd.

Thomas served with the US Army from 1954 to 1957 where he was stationed in Germany.  Upon the completion of his service, he attended Northeastern University on the GI bill and was a student of their graduating class of 1961.

Thomas was an Engineer for Alcan in Woodbridge, NJ for many years.  After working at Alcan, he taught Science and Math at the Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics.

Survivors in addition to his wife include four children; Peter Dawe, Teresa D’Apolito, Laura Dawe Wiley and Joe Dawe, three step-daughters; Lisa Petterson, Kate Patterson Haik and Julie McClain and 13 grandchildren.

All services will be private. Arrangements by Naughright-Scarponi Funeral Home in High Bridge, NJ.