We mourn the passing of Deacon Box, husband of the Parish Catechetical Leader, Mrs. Becky Box, at St. Bartholomew Parish.
Thomas Edward Box 68, passed away April 21, 2015.
Born in Bremerton, WA on October 17, 1946, Tom was a son of the late Thomas E. Box and Margaret Mann.
Also preceding him in death were a brother Clifford Burk and a brother-in-law Tony Ferguson.
He attended and was a graduate of DuPont Manual High School and in 1997 received his BS from Indiana University Southeast.
Tom worked 25 years for Bell South and 15 years with Acuative. He was ordained a Permanent Deacon in the Archdiocese of Louisville in 1984, and was assigned to Resurrection Church and presently assigned to both St. Bartholomew and St. Ignatius Parishes. He served his country in the Army during the Vietnam War.
Survivors include his wife, Mary E. “Becky” VonBokern Box; three sons, Shannon Box (Brittany), Greg VonBokern and Jamie Box; his little buddy “Kirby”; four grandchildren, Zoe, Shane, Joe and Jacob Box; and four sisters, Sharon Ferguson, Vonda Lockhart (Leland), Velva Thomas (Joe) and Patricia Glotzbach (Chalk). Tom is also survived by several nieces, nephews and their children; a host of family and friends, most especially are the parishioners of St. Bartholomew.
A Mass of Chrisitian Burial was celebrated on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at St. Bartholomew.
Memorial gifts may be directed to St. Bartholomew Church or to SEAM, 6500 Six Mile Lane, Louisville, KY 40218.