Thomas Jennings

Article Audio:

Johnstown – Thomas A. Jennings, age 91, of Johnstown, NY, passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2022, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville, NY.
Born on March 30, 1931, in Amsterdam, NY, he was the son of the late James and Helene (Collins) Jennings.
Thomas was predeceased by his wife Helen (Farrell) Jennings who passed away in 2001, his brother Joseph Jennings, and his sister Mary Vacek.
Thomas was a graduate of Johnstown High School, Class of 1948. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. Following his honorable discharge, Thomas attended Siena College and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in physics. Thomas was a teacher at the Perth Central School District and coached golf and bowling at Perth High School. He was a member of the Holy Trinity Church and the former St. Patrick’s Church. Thomas was a past president of the Friendship House, a longtime member of the Colonial Little Theater and the Pine Brook Golf Course. In his spare time, Thomas enjoyed golf, traveling, reading, and was a sports enthusiast. He enjoyed his winters in Lake Helen, Florida.
He is survived by his nephews, James Vacek, Edward Vacek (Kathleen), and Patrick Jennings; great nephews, Matthew Vacek (Lauren), Gregory Vacek, and Lee Jennings; great-great nieces, Vaeda Vacek and Maya Sen-Jennings.
A Graveside Service will be held at a later date to be determined by the family.
Interment will be at Ferndale Cemetery, Johnstown, NY.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Thomas’s memory may be made to the Johnstown Library, 38 S Market St, Johnstown, NY 12095, the Brennan Memorial Humane Society, 437 Nine Mile Tree Road, Gloversville, NY 12078, or a charity of your choice.
Arrangements have been entrusted to A.G. Cole Funeral Home, 215 East Main St., Johnstown.
Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting our website at

By LH Staff

Leave a Reply