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“I only saw him once at Josnna's and Sean's wedding. I have now read what he accomplished in his life. I worked for Sony Entertainment in znYC for 17...Read More »
1 of 28 | Posted by: Barbara Freeman (Joanna's aunt)

“If the sun would loose its light And we lived an endless night And there was nothing left That you could feel If the sea were sand alone And the...Read More »
2 of 28 | Posted by: The Devine, Mizusawa, Pehota and Igoe Families.

“Fond memories of Jean and Tom. May they rest in peace. Amen Mary and Charlies Kelly of Ocala, Florida ”
3 of 28 | Posted by: Mary and Charlie Kelly

“Mr. Devine was always very supportive and encouraging of the kids at St. Francis elementary school and the students of St. Joseph's H.S. in Metuchen,...Read More »
4 of 28 | Posted by: Ken Mayer

“So sorry Devine family. We loved your Dad. He was a great man. ”
5 of 28 | Posted by: Anne Reynolds-Devine

“Our deepest sympathies to the Devine family. We had the very nice pleasure meeting Mr Devine at Sean and Joanna's wedding. Love and Prayers Jim and...Read More »
6 of 28 | Posted by: Patroni

“Sincere condolences to Devine family on loss of their Dear Tom, a wonderful family man, patriot and friend to many. God Bless ”
7 of 28 | Posted by: Kevin Walsh - Fairfield, CT

“To the Devine family: I am so sad to hear about the loss of your father. I will always remember Mr. Devine as a kind, intelligent, loving and fun...Read More »
8 of 28 | Posted by: Mark Faford - North Venice, FL

“Tom, Thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family. Warmly, ”
9 of 28 | Posted by: Jeannine Usher

“It was with great sadness that we learned of you father's passing. Please accept our heartfelt condolences and we hope that in a small way they help...Read More »
10 of 28 | Posted by: Dr.Gut and all the staff at Heritage Dental

“My deepest sympathies to the Devine family! I worked with Tom at GTE and he was a wonderful co-worker! You are all in my prayers! ”
11 of 28 | Posted by: Susan Hovan

“Ann, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your Father. May you find peace in your loving memories of him. God Bless you, Kay Bowersox ”
12 of 28 | Posted by: Kay Bowersox - Fairfield, CT

“Your father was such a sweet man. Lindsey thought of him as her CT grandpa. Your family is in our prayers. ”
13 of 28 | Posted by: Diane Reuter

“Laura The love in your family is a living testimont to your dad and mom. I know that love will comfort you all... forever. ”
14 of 28 | Posted by: Kathy

“Laura so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing! No matter what age or how death comes it is devistating!! Will be praying for you and your family! ”
15 of 28 | Posted by: Pam alston

“Dear Devine Family, Our hearts are so heavy at the loss of such a loving precious man. He touched each of our lives in a powerful way. We will...Read More »
16 of 28 | Posted by: Leggere Family

“Sorry to hear about your loss. May all of the good memories help you through this difficult time. The Johnson Family ”
17 of 28 | Posted by: Michele Johnson - Fairfield, CT

“To a great husband father grandfather and uncle RIP Uncle Tom you will be dearly miss ”
18 of 28 | Posted by: Vance Family

“I am so sorry for your loss. May Almighty God who "binds up the brokenhearted" and "comforts all who mourn" sustain your family during this...Read More »
19 of 28 | Posted by: A friend

“Sincerest condolences to all the family. Wonderful memories of our days on Brockton Court. Take some comfort in knowing he's together again with...Read More »
20 of 28 | Posted by: Marcia Salton

“Thinking of all at this difficult time of Dad's passing. May loving memories bring comfort and peace. ”
21 of 28 | Posted by: JoAnn Santoro

22 of 28 | Posted by: A friend

“Offering our sympathies at this time. ”
23 of 28 | Posted by: The Staff of Lesko-Polke Funeral Home - CT

“We were so deeply saddened to hear of your dad's passing at mass on Sunday. His amazing smile and optimism will be greatly missed by so many. Our...Read More »
24 of 28 | Posted by: Lynn, Kurt, Meagan & Allie Goddard

“With deepest condolences on the passing of your dad. He was a very kind soul with a tremendous love for his family. Now he is reunited with your mom...Read More »
25 of 28 | Posted by: Kim and Brad Manning

“Devine Family, our deepest sympathy to you all. Your dad was a great guy and a class act. May he rest in peace. ”
26 of 28 | Posted by: Tom & Mary Friar

“Diane and Family, We are so sorry to hear about your beloved father. Please accept our deepest condolences and sympathy. Love. ”
27 of 28 | Posted by: Nancy and Alan Evans

“Many fond memories and lessons learned working for Tom at GTE. ”
28 of 28 | Posted by: John & Candy Keegan - Lebanon, NJ

Thomas John Devine age 89, of Easton, beloved husband of the late Jean Commorato Devine, entered into eternal rest on February 25, 2017. He will be lovingly remembered by his 5 children, Susan Igoe and husband John of Somers Point, NJ, Diane Mizusawa and husband Lee of Portsmouth, NH, Thomas Devine and wife Susan of New Fairfield, CT, Laura Pehota and husband Joseph of Fairfield, CT, Terence Devine and wife Ann of Fairfield, CT; his grandchildren, Marisa Leggere and her husband Kiel, Sean Igoe and his wife Joanna, Samantha and Molly Mizusawa, Kayte Mills and her husband Ray, Ava Devine, Elizabeth, Michael and Jennifer Pehota, Emily, Patrick and Brendan Devine; great grandchildren, Colin and Ryan Leggere, Isabelle Mills; his sisters, Nora Devine of St. Petersburg, FL, Esther Göbl of Longford, Ireland; as well as many nieces and nephews who he loved dearly. In addition to Jean, his devoted wife of 59 years, Tom was predeceased by his parents Thomas and Mary Ellen Devine (O'Rourke), his sisters Bridie Ragno and Meldie Fratone and a brother Austin Devine. Tom was born and raised in the Bronx, NY. He proudly served in the Navy in WWII and the Korean War. He graduated from Hunter College where he met the love of his life. He lived in Metuchen, NJ, where together, they raised their family until they moved to Easton in 1976. Tom worked as Vice President of Finance for GTE in Stamford for many years before his retirement. Prior to GTE, he was Vice President of Finance for Monroe Group, the Financial Officer at Metro Goldwyn Mayer, and a certified public accountant at Arthur Anderson in NYC. He loved being surrounded by his family and friends, enjoyed golfing at his home at PGA in Palm Beach Gardens, loved music and playing the piano. A devout Catholic, Tom was a parishioner at St. Pius X and a member of the Gaelic American Club. Calling hours will be held on Thursday from 4-8 PM in the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home 1209 Post Road, in Fairfield Center. His Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10 AM directly at St. Pius X Church 834 Brookside Drive, Fairfield. Interment with full military honor will follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to the CT Myasthenia Gravis Nutmeg Chapter in memory of Jean Devine, P.O. Box 91, Clinton, CT 06413-0091. To order flowers online, travel directions, or to sign his guest register, please visit