Thomas Victor Wimer

Aug 2 1947
Jul 12 2020
72 Years
West Brandywine Township, Pennsylvania

Thomas Victor Wimer, 72, of West Brandywine, passed away at his home on Sunday, July 12, 2020 surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of Barbara Wimer (Griffith) with whom he shared 51 years of marriage. Born in Pittsburgh, PA, he was the son of the late Thomas Wimer and Grace Yeager (Acheson).

Tom was employed for 38 years as a teacher at the Marple Newtown High School where he coached football and track. 

He loved being outdoors and camping, spending most of his summers at his Pennsylvania mountain cabin and lake house in Maine. He enjoyed the satisfaction of working with his hands, enjoyed reading, was a craft beer enthusiast, and was an avid Pittsburgh sports fan. 

Tom was always thinking of others and he was most grateful for times spent with his family, especially his four grandchildren that he loved dearly. 

He is survived, in addition to his wife, by two sons; Thomas Wimer and wife Angela of Collegeville, PA and David Wimer and wife Kristi of Downingtown, PA.  Also survived by four grandchildren Benjamin, Leah, Everett and Hannah and seven siblings, Janet Askew, Lynn Kemp, Darrell Yeager, James Yeager, Barney Yeager, Darlene Oris and Wendy Pearce.

A virtual service will be held on Tom’s birthday, Sunday, August 2nd at 2pm through Facebook Live.  Direct link is below.

An in person gathering for a Celebration of Life Service will be scheduled and announced when it is responsible to have large gatherings in a post-Covid future.  Once appropriate, details and invitations will be sent.

In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer donations to the Abramson Cancer Center where Tom was treated.  Please see the following link for donation details.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Wilde Funeral Home of Parkesburg, PA.  Online condolences can be posted at



 The world has lost a kind and gentle soul Gerry & Sharon 

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I am so sorry to learn of your dad's passing, Tom.  He is now without any pain and will be there for all of you in spirit.  Sincerely, Sandra Bastinelli 

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Dear Barb,

So very sorry to hear of Tom's passing. We are so glad we got to visit with both of you at Jimmy Schmidt's over the holidays.

May all the wonderful memories of life with Tom give you peace and comfort. Blessings to your whole family.


Joan & Charlie Wagner

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