MASSENA: Thomas A. Besio, 60 of Massena, passed away Saturday July 20, 2013 at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital in Plattsburgh. Thomas was born to Michael and Helen (Thrasher) Besio. He graduated from Holy Family School and in 1970 attended St. John Fisher College in Rochester. At one time he was employed at Michelex Industrial Group in Massena. Thomas was an avid reader.
He is survived by his siblings, Jean Besio of Gloversville, NY; Tim Besio of Brasher Falls, NY; Joe Besio of Norwood, NY; Donald Besio of Massena, NY; Bruce Besio of Salt Point, NY; Linda Besio of Massena, NY; Jacque and Sallie Chenaille of Gloversville, NY; and Phillip Besio of Massena, several nieces and nephews, and great nieces and great nephews. Thomas was predeceased by a brother Steven Besio in infancy and his mother Helen in 1993 and his father Michael James Jr. in 1998. Those wishing to make memorial contributions may do so to the American Cancer Society, The American Lung Association or The American Kidney Foundation. Friends and family may be received on Wednesday July 24, 2013 from 2-4 at the Phillips Memorial Home, 64 Andrews St.
Massena. Funeral services for Thomas Besio will be held at 4:00 pm on Wednesday at Phillips Memorial Home with Rev. Judy Van Kennan presiding.
Interment will be at the convenience of the family. Online condolences may be made to www.phillipsmemoiral.com.