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Thomas P. Kress, Jr.

November 23, 1967 — March 10, 2023


Thomas P. Kress Jr. of Niles passed away on Friday, March 10, 2023, at 6:35 a.m. in Mercy Health - St. Joseph Warren Hospital of natural causes. He was 55.

Thomas was born on November 23, 1967, in Bedford, the son of the late Thomas P. Kress Sr. and Beverly Knechtle Kress.

He graduated in 1985 from Niles McKinley High School. Following high school, Thomas proudly served his country with the United States Air Force.

Thomas worked for Marchese Construction as a finisher. Previously he worked for Carl’s Paving.

He loved watching Nascar and sports, cheering on his favorite Ohio teams, the Indians, Browns, and Ohio State University Buckeye’s. He was known as the music buff of the family and enjoyed listening and playing Name that Tune to all genres of music. Thomas also loved to barbeque while gathering with his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife and partner of 31 years, Stacy Paridon; his son, Brady Kress of Niles; 3 siblings, Debrah (Rocco) Bowell of Niles, Pamela O’Brien of Girard, and John (Tami) Jackson of Fl; his dog Summer and grandpuppy Thor.

He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas P. Kress Sr., and his mother, Beverly Jackson.

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2023 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the American Legion 1029 N. Main St, Niles, OH 44446.

Arrangements have been entrusted the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services 614 Warren Ave. Niles, OH 44446.

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