GREENBACKVILLE, Va. - Thomas Aquinas Fortwengler, 80, of Greenbackville, VA and formerly of Upper Marlboro, MD, died on Monday, May 27, 2013, at Coastal Hospice by the Lake in Salisbury, MD. Born March 7, 1933 in Washington, DC, he was a son of the late Victor Fortwengler and the late Agnes Driscoll Fortwengler. A graduate of St. Anthony's high school, Mr. Fortwengler attended the University of Maryland and retired as a Vice President of Ward Component Systems. He was an avid Redskins fan and was a member of the Brookland Club. He was also a member of the Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church in Pocomoke City.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 48 years, Judith V. Fortwengler, three children, Dana Fortwengler, Amy Sidorovich (Walter) and Thomas A. Fortwengler, Jr.; three grandchildren, Eva, Maya and Anna Sidorovich; and one brother, Victor Fortwengler (Catherine). In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Richard Fortwengler and one sister, Mary Cruze.
A Mass of Christian Burial, officiated by Rev. William J. Porter, will be held at 11AM, Friday, May 31 at the Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, Market St., Pocomoke City, MD. A graveside service will be held 1:00 PM, Saturday, June 1, 2013 at St. Mary's Cemetery, West Street, Annapolis, MD. The family has invited friends and family to join them at The Killarney House, 584 W. Central Ave., Davidsonville, MD, 21035 after the interment. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be forwarded to the Alzheimer's Assoc., 1850 York Road, Suite D, Timonium, MD 21093 or visit www.alz.org/maryland. Arrangements were in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, 107 Vine Street, Pocomoke City, Maryland 21851. To send condolences to the family visit Holloway Funeral Home's website.