Thomas Bridges

Thomas H. Bridges,81, Algoma, passed away Jan. 14, 2020 at Autumn's Journey.    He was born May 14, 1938 in Newberry, Mich. to Wallace and Aurel (Cole) Bridges. 


Tom served in the US Army for three years.  After his military service he worked in construction, was an over the road truck driver and retired as a recycling plant manager in Oconto.


He was a member of the American Legion in Hulbert, MI and the Operating Engineers Local Union 324.


He is survived by his children Michael (Dawn) Bridges, Thomas Bridges, Belinda Bridges (Jeff), Tina (Russ) Kingren.  Step children Pam (Allen) Moore, Becky Longsine (Tim), William, Perry and Dean Vandenbush.  Brothers Mike (Vicki) Bridges, Pat Bridges and Robert Bridges. Grandchildren Jessica, Brandi (Ryan), Jaimie (Luke), Cassie, Donny (Kylie), Korey, Reeves, Olivia, Travis, Josh, Jeremy, Catherine and Kara. Great grandchildren Lexis, Cooper, Jaxen, Bentley, Lucas, Sadie, Mason, Harper and Rory.


Tom was preceded in death by his wife Kathy, daughter Pam Stanley, one brother Wallace Bridges, one sister Joyce Bellant, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews. 

There will be graveside services for Tom on Monday, April 6, 2020 at 11:00 AM at the Oconto Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery, North River Road, Oconto, WI.


The family wishes to thank the staff at Unity Hospice, Autumn's Journey, VA Home Based Primary Care and Lakeland Care for all their care and kindness given to Tom and his family.

The SCHINDERLE FUNERAL HOME, Algoma, assisted the family with arrangements.


Express your sympathy, memories and pictures on Tom's tribute page at

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