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Thomas P Cerny
  • The family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • The Gathering Place
    800 Sharon Dr
    Westlake, OH 44145

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“Dear Julie, I would like to express my Deepest Sympathy in the passing of your Husband Thom. I worked with Thom at PPG for many years. He was my Fire...Read More »
1 of 30 | Posted by: Michael Lange - parma, OH

“Thom was a bigger than life guy with a big heart and smile. My heart aches for Julie.Sincerely, Candace ”
2 of 30 | Posted by: A friend

“Julie, I know this will be a hard time for you but know that Thom is at peace and out of pain. RIP Thom. My deepest and sincere sympathy to you. Love...Read More »
3 of 30 | Posted by: Barb Amato - Huntsburg, OH

“Thom, it was a privilege and honor to serve with you. I am fortunate and proud to have known you as the loyal comrade and friend you always were. ...Read More »
4 of 30 | Posted by: Todd Cain - Dunwoody, GA

“May this extraordinary friend rest in peace. ”
5 of 30 | Posted by: Brian Wilkins - Ravenna, OH

“Julie,We are so sorry for your loss. Tom was a wonderful person. Our deepest condolences to you and your family.Vic and Debbie Davila ”
6 of 30 | Posted by: A friend

“We will always remember you for your humor and how creative you where in many ways. Your writing (vacation and Gathering e-mails), the beautiful...Read More »
7 of 30 | Posted by: Michelle/Don Lumadue - Hinckley, OH

“Julie our deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family in the loss of Thom if we can do anything please let us know so so sorry ”
8 of 30 | Posted by: Anita Honigman - Seville, OH

“To say Thom was a remarkable man, a great friend and an incredible mentor does not begin to convey the spirit of the man. Words will always fail at...Read More »
9 of 30 | Posted by: Mark Troup - Paxtonville, PA

“My Wife & I are fortunate to have known Thom and are honored to have an extensive collection of his beautifully crafted knives which we have on...Read More »
10 of 30 | Posted by: gary p. cline - hinckley, OH

“Julie - my deepest condolences for your loss. Thom fought the good fight for so many years, and is now at peace watching over us. May fond and...Read More »
11 of 30 | Posted by: Sonni (Mrs. Al) Glagola - OH

“God Bless Keep smiling my friend / You will be missed. I enjoyed working with you all those years. I have one of the knives you made to remind me of...Read More »
12 of 30 | Posted by: Terry and Pauline Vollick

“My condolences to the family. Tom was a very vibrant and caring person. I had the pleasure to work with him at PPG. He was always so pleasant and...Read More »
13 of 30 | Posted by: Janet Witherspoon - Olmsted Twp., OH

“Julie and family, I am so sorry to hear that Thom has passed away. His fight was long and you both were always in my prayers. I will continue to pray...Read More »
14 of 30 | Posted by: Rachel Arrowood - Brunswick, OH

“Such sad news, he was one hell of a man. Sorry for your loss. ”
15 of 30 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Julie, can't tell you how sorry we are to hear of Tom's passing. I know he fought the good fight with you by his side. We are keeping you and...Read More »
16 of 30 | Posted by: A friend

“Rest in peace my friend ”
17 of 30 | Posted by: Charles Bezoski - friend

“My condolences go out to all the families. He will surely be missed.Keep spreading your love Brother ❤ ”
18 of 30 | Posted by: Alan Burns - North Olmsted, OH

“Always smiling, always bringing joy to others when he saw you--with all that joy and fun he fought his myeloma with the same passion--miss him...Read More »
19 of 30 | Posted by: Alice Jeromin - Hinckley, OH

“To the family of Thomas P. Cerny. My family sends their deepest sympathy to you. Our thoughts and prayers goes out to you. John5:29 ”
20 of 30 | Posted by: Nancy Foley - East Cleveland, OH

“Julie So sorry about the loss of Tom. Will keep you in our prayers. Frank & Peggy Volin ”
21 of 30 | Posted by: A friend

“Thanks for being a great fellow classmate, firefighter, veteran and good friend. You will definitely be missed. ”
22 of 30 | Posted by: Lt Col Chris Bright - Galena, OH

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
23 of 30 | Posted by: - OH

“A great loss for all of us. Thom was always a great friend and source of help.We will miss his leadership, knowledge and humor. Was always great to...Read More »
24 of 30 | Posted by: Dave & Cheryl Valasik - Medina, OH

“Tom was a great man and friend to me in the time I was honored to have him in my life and he will be remembered and missed greatly. ”
25 of 30 | Posted by: Rick Lombardo - OH - friend

“God bless Thom Cerny.Condolences to his friends and family.The Burand Family ”
26 of 30 | Posted by: A friend

“So very sorry for your loss. Thom certainly fought the fight, may he now RIP. ”
27 of 30 | Posted by: Chuck & Leanor Dusek - Hinckley, OH

“Thom was a kind and caring man. He fought a courageous battle. He will be missed by many. ”
28 of 30 | Posted by: Brian & Heather Barrett - OH

“You fought so hard and we thought you won but God had other ideas for you. On this day Heaven gained another Great Angel and we lost another Great...Read More »
29 of 30 | Posted by: Vanessa and William Butts - Parma, OH

“Thom was always there when needed, optimistic, loving, and always the soldier. I have tremendous admiration for his courage and intensity in all...Read More »
30 of 30 | Posted by: Allan and Sharon Twardzik - OH


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THOMAS P. CERNY age 63 of Hinckley, died Thursday February 2, 2017 after a lengthy fight with Multiple Myeloma.

Thom was the beloved husband of Julie M. Twardzik-Cerny.

Son of Robert J. and Marie A. (both deceased).

Brother of Jeanette Burand (Richard). Uncle of Erin Hack (James) and Robert Burand.

Great uncle to Lilith Hack.

Brother in law to Allan Twardzik (Sharon), John Twardzik (Cheri) and Donna Petrella.

Thom served his country as an Army Combat Engineer, his community as a Volunteer Firefighter, and his employer (PPG Industries) as a Project Engineer/Project Manager for over 34 years.

Cremains will be interred at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Seville, Ohio at a private ceremony. Friends and family will be invited to a celebration of Thom's life at a future date.

Family suggests donations in his memory to The Gathering Place 800 Sharon Dr. Westlake, OH 44145.