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Thomas A. Collett


September 25, 2019

Thomas A. Collett (Tommy), age 76, passed away suddenly on July 28, 2019, due to complications from a hip fracture.

Tommy was born in Douglas, Arizona, on May 13, 1943, to Arthur and Dorothy Collett.

Tommy moved to Yakima, Washington, in the late '60s. That is where he met Maxine Roberts. They married in 1970. The family relocated to Goldendale in 1976. Tommy went to work at Martin Marietta Aluminum Plant and worked there until he retired in the late '90s.

Tommy and Maxine remained in Goldendale until April of this year, when they relocated to assisted living in Marysville, Washington, to be closer to family.

Tommy loved to cook. He was a step-father to Maxine's three children. He loved the outdoors. He loved fishing with his friends.

Most of all Tommy loved Maxine.

Please join us celebrating his life Saturday afternoon, Oct. 5, 2019, at 3 p.m. at Columbus Avenue Baptist Church, 815 Columbus Ave., Goldendale.


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