Thomas C. Gigliotti
November 1, 1936 - November 20, 2018
Thomas C. Gigliotti, 82, of Benicia passed away peacefully last Tuesday with his wife by his side. Born and raised in San Francisco, Tom has lived the past 12 years in Benicia. He worked for Pacific Gas & Electric for over 35 years before retiring in 1993. He has also spent over 30 years at “The Ranch” as a rice farmer and environmentalist.
Tom was a member of St. Dominic’s Church in Benicia and former member of Corpus Christi Parish in San Francisco. He was a member of both Ducks Unlimited and the California Waterfowl Association and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He oversaw the Wood Duck program on his ranch in Butte County and loved telling stories, hunting, fishing and traveling with family and friends. He was also a fan of the Giants, 49ers & Warriors.
Tom is survived by Nancy, his wife of 61 years; sons Rich (Kathy), Mike (Dania), Tom (Cindy) and Steve (Heidi) Gigliotti; brother Jim (Judy) Gigliotti, nieces, Lisa and Chris, nephew Brad and his beloved grandchildren Sarah, Tony, Samantha, Jacob, Kim, Amie, Justin, Emily, Nikki and Antonio.
Memorial services will be held 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 4th at St. Dominic’s Church, 475 East I Street, Benicia. Burial will be private. The family prefers donations to Benicia/Vallejo Chapter of Ducks Unlimited at 530 Watson Court, Benicia, Ca 94510 or to the Cancer Programs at the Sutter Solano Charitable Foundation at https://sutterhealth. donordrive.com or P.O. Box160045, Sacramento, CA 95816. Arrangements are under the direction of Passalacqua Funeral Chapel, Benicia. Please visit the online tribute at www.passalacquafuneralchapel.com
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