Date of Birth: July 22, 1933
Date of Death: September 22, 2018
Born July 22nd, 1933 in St Louis, Missouri, to Francis Xavier Linhares & Irene Phillips Linhares. He passed peacefully surrounded by his wife and children on September 22nd, 2018. Tom, was the 2nd oldest of 7 children. In 1940, The Linhares family moved to Shreveport, LA. where Tom, in his earlier years played baseball & enjoyed fishing & hunting. He Graduated Class of 1952 from St. John's High School, then in 1953-54 Tom attended, Lafayette Southwestern Louisiana Institute. Tom immediately went to work for Southern Bell & Started his own Alarm Business. In 1957 Tom and his 1st wife Patricia, started a family & in 1958 had their 1st child (Regina), and shortly after came Patrick, Annette, Linda & Tracy. Then in 1966, Tom took a job transfer from Southern Bell to Mountain Bell, in Phoenix, Arizona & in 1969 had their last child Anthony. In 1983 Tom married his 2nd wife Rosemary and extended their family with Rosemary's 2 children, Todd & Amber. Together they enjoy boating, family get together's, summered in their beloved 2nd home Humboldt, Iowa for 21 years. Tom & Rosemary were happily married for 36 years until his passing.
A Celebration Mass will be held October 22nd, 2018 at 10:00A.M. church of St. Thomas More, 6180 W. Utopia Rd. Glendale, AZ 85308; St. Thomas More Office 623.566.8222. With Reception to follow at St. Thomas More Church. In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to "Sage" Hospice. If sending flowers, flowers must arrive morning of service only.