Obituary For Thomas Alan Sedar | May 23, 2024 2024

In Memory of Thomas Alan Sedar

In Memory of Thomas Alan Sedar

A Life Well-Lived

Thomas Alan Sedar, a pillar of the Lake Villa community, passed away peacefully at the age of 66, leaving behind a legacy of love, laughter, and unwavering support. Born on January 11, 1958, to Richard and Nadyne Sedar, Tom grew up in Waukegan, Illinois, where he developed his lifelong passions for sports, painting, and family.

A Dedicated Family Man

Tom was a devoted husband and father, who cherished the bond he shared with his beloved wife, Donna, and their three children, Richard, Nicholas, and Jaclyn. He was immensely proud of his children’s accomplishments and was always there to offer guidance and support. Tom’s granddaughter, Emma, brought immense joy to his life, and he doted on her with every ounce of his love.

A Talented Craftsman

Professionally, Tom excelled as a union painter, where his meticulous attention to detail and unwavering commitment to quality earned him the respect and admiration of his peers. He took great pride in his work, ensuring that every project he undertook was executed with the highest level of craftsmanship.

A Passionate Sports Fan

Football and baseball held a special place in Tom’s heart. As an ardent fan of the Green Bay Packers and Chicago White Sox, he never missed a game, whether it was on television or in person. Tom’s infectious enthusiasm and unwavering loyalty to his teams were a testament to his love for the sport.

A Generous and Caring Soul

Beyond his family and hobbies, Tom was known for his kind and generous nature. He was always willing to lend a helping hand to those in need, whether it was a friend, family member, or a stranger. Tom’s warm smile, infectious laughter, and unwavering compassion left a lasting impression on everyone he met.

A Life Remembered

The legacy of Thomas Alan Sedar will continue to live on through the countless lives he touched. His unwavering love for his family, his dedication to his craft, and his infectious spirit will forever be etched in the hearts of all who knew him. May his memory serve as a reminder to live life to the fullest and to cherish the precious moments we share with those we love.

Memorial Arrangements

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, May 31, 2024, at Our Lady of the Lakes – St. Bede Catholic Church, located at 36399 N. Wilson Road, Ingleside, Illinois 60041. Interment will be private.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Thursday, May 30, 2024, at the Strang Funeral Home of Antioch, located at 1055 Main Street, Antioch, Illinois 60002.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Lake Villa Fire Department at 910 Grand Avenue, Lake Villa, Illinois 60046.

Online Condolences

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