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Thomas J.  Schall

Thomas J. Schall

Sep 12, 1937 - Aug 9, 2022

Thomas J. Schall - Obituary


homas “Tom” Joseph Schall, 84, a 35 year resident of Riva, MD, passed away on August 9, 2022 at his home. Born on September 12, 1937 in Omaha, NE to the late James and Elise Schall, he attended Cathedral High School and Creighton University, later being drafted into the Army. Tom went on to have a career as a Microbiologist for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and after retirement, he began a second career as a personal trainer. Tom was a parishioner at Holy Family Catholic Church in Davidsonville, MD, and was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was a superb athlete, playing a wide variety of sports such as football, basketball, softball, and golf. He was an avid Nebraska Cornhusker fan and also an avid skier. In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by two brothers, Jack and Bobby Schall, four sisters, Geri Bihler, Shirley Mitchell, Margie Bishop, Marian Lankas and his son Tommy Schall. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Joyce K. Schall; sons Ted Schall of Richmond, VA, and Tim Schall of Severna Park, MD; brother Jim Schall of Omaha, NE; sister Honey Brannigan of Omaha, NE; and grandchildren Danielle, Sienna, and Thomas Schall. A Memorial Mass will be offered on Saturday, August 27, 2022, at 11 am at Holy Family Catholic Church, 826 W. Central Avenue, Davidsonville, MD 21035. Inurnment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Guiding Eyes for the Blind (www.guidingeyes.org.) or Holy Family Catholic Church. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.KalasFuneralHomes.com. Please take a moment and leave a condolence for the family by using the memories link on the left.