2013-05-02 / Obituaries

Thomas Harry DeLaMare

Tom was born in Nevada City, on June 1, 1937, to Marge and Bob DeLaMare. He passed away April 29.

He has three sisters: Joan, Jennie and Margaret; and one brother, John. He was the oldest grandson of Harry and Gen Odgers.

He grew up in Mariposa County, went to Colorado School and graduated from Mariposa County High School in 1955. It was at MCHS that he met the love of his life, Lee Nixon. They were married in 1957 in the chapel in Yosemite and moved to Modesto where they remained.

Tom received his land surveyor license in 1967 and his civil engineer registration in 1983. He owned an engineering/surveying firm, DF Engineering, Inc.

His proudest achievement was his family, including his children: Barbara (Bruce), Kirk (Cathy) Cathy (Mark) and Scott (Cretia); and his grandchildren: Laura, Andrew, Shelby and Julia.

Donations in his memory may be made to the Modesto Engineers’ Club Scholarship Fund, c/o Steve Davis, 1224 6th Street, Modesto, CA 95350.

In keeping with his wishes, services will be private.

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