Thomas M. Cheeley

Thomas M. Cheeley

Thomas M. Cheeley, age 61, passed away February 21, 2018; loving son of Carolyn ( nee Warn) Ferrugia and the late Dr. lawrence Cheeley; dear brother of Lawrence Cheeley, Mary (Kenneth) Walker and T.J Ferrugia Jr; also survived by other loving relatives and many old and dear friends.

A graduate of Fredonia High School (1974), JCC, and SUNY Fredonia, Tom was a dedicated and compassionate case manager for countless individuals at the Dunkirk Resource Center (ARC), the Blind Association of Western New York, and Opportunities Unlimited Niagara.

Tom supported individuals with disabilities and was a staunch advocate for their rights Using wit and humor to enable others to accomplish positive gains.

He will be sadly missed and affectionately remembered by his friends And those he represented.

Visitation on Saturday, March 3 from 4 to 7 p.m. followed immediately by funeral service at LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME. Northtowns Chapel 885 Niagara Falls Blvd., near Eggert/Sheridan. Online condolences at