5-7:00 PM, Friday, March 2, at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
7:00 PM, Friday, March 2, at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
11:00 AM, Saturday, March 3, St. Mary's Cathedral, Fargo
Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
Thomas J. Suppa, 83, passed away Monday, February 27, 2012 at Sanford Health, Fargo.
He was born January 20, 1929 to Bruno and Grace (Papasergia) Suppa in Fargo, ND. Thomas grew up in Fargo graduating from Sacred Heart Academy in 1948. He enlisted in the Air Force April 1, 1951. After his discharge December 15, 1952 he returned to Fargo where he became a driver and salesman with Hamm’s Beer. On September 14, 1957 he married Colleen Wilson in St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Hot Springs, SD. They made their home in Fargo, where they raised their three daughters. He continued to drive for Hamm’s Beer. He owned the Keg Beer Off Sale before purchasing the Round Up Bar. He owned the Round Up from 1972-1991. In later years he worked as a driver for Capital Express.
Tom was an avid sports fan, the Yankees were his team. He always loved a good poker game and a trip to a casino. He was an active member of the Fargo American Legion. Tom will always be remembered for his kindness and will greatly missed by his family and friends.
He is survived by his loving wife, Colleen; daughters, Heidi (Leon) Fischer, Coon Rapids, MN, Kara (Jeff) Hamlin, Double Oak, TX, Erin Suppa and boyfriend, Tim Burtness, Fargo; 5 grandchildren, Brandon and Tayrn Fischer, Tom, Joe, Calla Hamlin and his beloved Bassett hound, Lenny.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bruno and Grace; his siblings, Jimmy, Frank, Genevieve, Sammy, Joe, Tony, Billy and a son-in-law, Jeff Temple.
The family would like to thank the doctors and staff at Roger Maris and Sanford Hospital for the exceptional care and kindness they showed to Thomas.