Thomas J. Lauro, a resident of Tarrytown, NY passed away on April 22, 2020 at the age of 69. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Kathleen O’Connor Lauro, his son and daughter-in-law, John and Jackie Lauro and his daughter and son-in-law, Katelyn and Erik Dier, his grandchildren Tommy, Lucy and Chris Lauro and his mother Irene Lauro. Tom was born in Brooklyn to Vito and Irene Lauro and grew up in Valley Stream, NY. He was a graduate of Manhattan College, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and a Master of Environmental Engineering. He served in the New York Army National Guard from 1972 to 1978. After working as a consultant, Tom joined Westchester County’s Department of Environmental Facilities in 1980 and served as Commissioner from 2007 to 2017 before retiring. He was also actively involved in the New York Water Environment Association, a non-profit dedicated to protecting our precious water resources. Tom believed deeply in the importance of that mission. He was an avid NY Mets and NY Jets fan, loved golf and served as a volunteer for the St. Vincent de Paul Society at Transfiguration Parish in Tarrytown. He raised awareness and funds for Concern Worldwide (concernus..org) a non-profit that helps our most vulnerable global citizens. A loving husband, father and proud grandfather, Tom’s great sense of humor, kindness and ability to fix just about anything will also be missed by his large extended family and his many treasured friends. He will be buried at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in a private service due to the current environment however a Memorial celebration of his life will be held at a later date.
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