Active Duty when he passed away. - Thomas Seiler's awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal with two bronze oak leaf clusters, the Army Achievement Medal with one silver oak leaf cluster, the Korea Defense Service Medal, three Overseas Service Medals, and the Army Service Ribbon.
|From The Batavian thebatavian.com 10/19/16
Staff SGT Thomas P. Seiler
posted by T.J. Woodward.
Staff SGT Thomas P. Seiler, 48, formally of Attica, New York passed away on Wednesday October 12, 2016 in Ft. Bragg, North Carolina. He was born on March 1, 1968 in Buffalo, NY to Raymond and the late Marjorie Ann (O’Donnell) Seiler.
Thomas graduated from Attica High School. He was a soldier from the 108th Air Defense Artillery Brigade. A native of Attica, NY Thomas Seiler was a Patriot Launching Station Enhanced Operator with 1st Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment. Thomas Seiler's awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal with two bronze oak leaf clusters, the Army Achievement Medal with one silver oak leaf cluster, the Korea Defense Service Medal, three Overseas Service Medals, and the Army Service Ribbon."Staff Sgt. Thomas Seiler was a beloved member of the 1-7 ADA team and will be sorely missed," said Lt. Col. Jason Townsend, commander of 1st Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery, in a statement. "Thomas was an exceptional teacher, coach and mentor to our soldiers and our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time."
Thomas Seiler is survived by his brothers Raymond Michael of Missouri; Matthew (Diane) of New Hampshire; Mark (Valerie) of Blasdell, NY and sister Margaret Grindstaff of Pennsylvania; along with many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, families and friends. He is predeceased by a nephew Andrew Grindstaff.
Friends are invited to call on Monday October 24, 2016 from 3:00–7:00PM and Tuesday October 25, 2016 from 9:00–10:00AM at Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York, 14011. An 11:00AM Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Immaculate Heart of Mary at Sacred Heart located on Clinton Street in Bennington on Tuesday October 25, 2016. Staff SGT Thomas Seiler will be laid to rest with full Military Honors in Sacred Heart Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Thomas Seiler’s memory to the Veteran’s Outreach Center 447 South Avenue Rochester, NY 14620. For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main St. Attica, New York 14011