Thomas B. Heyman, 71, casket salesman

June 23, 2005

Thomas B. Heyman, a casket salesman, died of a heart attack Saturday at Franklin Square Hospital Center. The Nottingham resident was 71.

Born in Baltimore and raised in Little Italy, he was a 1951 graduate of Patterson Park High School and was captain of its varsity basketball team. He served in the Army and earned a degree from the University of Baltimore.

In 1956, he began selling caskets for the old Baltimore-based National Casket Co. at Lombard and President streets. Since 1980, he had worked for Warfield Rohr Co.

He was a member of Little Italy Lodge of the Order of Sons of Italy.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. today at the Roman Catholic Church of St. Leo the Great, 227 S. Exeter St., where he was a member.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, the former Anna Marie Tirocchi; a son, Thomas B. Heyman Jr. of Nottingham; a daughter, Judy A. Heyman of Perry Hall; and two brothers, Robert Heyman of McDonough, Ga., and Richard Heyman of Cockeysville.

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