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Thomas M. Walton

April 3, 1940 - March 21, 2021

Thomas M. Walton, age 80, passed away on March 21, 2021. Tom was a retired Chicago Police Department Deputy Chief of Patrol, with more than 30 years of honorable service, and was a Marine Corps Officer as well as a Vietnam Veteran. He attended Admiral Farragut Military Academy, in Florida, and later earned a B.A. Degre…read more

Thomas M. Walton, age 80, passed away on March 21, 2021. Tom was a retired Chicago Police Department Deputy Chief of Patrol, with more than 30 years of honorable service, and was a Marine Corps Officer as well as a Vietnam Veteran. He attended Admiral Farragut Military Academy, in Florida, and later earned a B.A. Degree from the University of Illinois and a Master’s Degree from Loyola University. Tom was a friend to many. His treasure was his family. He was blessed to be married to his best friend and love, the late Marilyn Walton for 53 wonderful years. Loving and proud father of Matthew (Rose) Walton and the late Kimberly Sue (Don) Zalinski. Cherished and proud grandfather to Hannah, Logan, Anna and Nancy. Tom was preceded in death by his parents Ken and Lillian Walton, his bother Richard (Mickey), and his beloved daughter Kimberly. A visitation will be held Monday, April 5, 2021 at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 6150 N. Cicero Ave. Chicago IL from 4:00-8:00PM. Mass will be held at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Parish on Tuesday at 10:00AM. Please note there is a 100 person limit at church, your name must be on a list if you plan to join the family for mass. Interment Maryhill Catholic Cemetery in Niles. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital, www.stjude.org would be appreciated. For more information please call 773-736-3833 or visit Tom’s memorial at www.smithcorcoran.com.

 

A memorial video of Tom’s life: https://vimeo.com/531030712

 

Friends are invited to join the family at mass via Zoom (Limit 100 attendees):

Topic: Funeral Services for Thomas Walton
Time: Apr 6, 2021 10:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)

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Visitation Information

Date: Monday, April 5, 2021

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Smith-Corcoran Chicago Funeral Home

6150 N. Cicero Ave
Chicago, IL 60646

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Time: 10:00 am

St. Robert Bellarmine

4646 N Austin Ave
Chicago, IL 60630

Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Maryhill Cemetery

8600 N Milwaukee Ave
Niles, IL

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