First Generation

1. Thomas O1 McCool(3670) was born in New York City, New York December 10, 1920. Thomas died November 1, 2000 in Tucson, Pima Co, AZ, at 79 years of age.

He married Carrie Emma Heckman about 1940. Kay was born in Hanover Twp, Northampton Co, PA December 1893. Kay(3671) was the daughter of James A Heckman and Sarah A Keim. Kay died 1991 at 97 years of age. Thomas O. McCool

November 21, 2000

Thomas (Tom) O. McCool, 79, of Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Henryville, died at his home following surgery. He was the husband of Carrie Emma (Kay) Heckman McCool, who died in 1991.

Born in New York City, he was the son of the late Thomas O. McCool Sr. and Sarah D. McCool, who moved to the Poconos in the 1930s.

A gunsmith, Tom owned and operated the McCool Gun Company and Shooting Ranges in Henryville for 30 years.

He attended Lafayette University until enlisting in the Army Air Corps. during World War II. He served as a gunnery instructor at Harlingen, Texas. Prior to that time, he served in Co. G, 109th Infantry, 28th Division, Pennsylvania National Guard in East Stroudsburg.

He is survived by two sons, Clinton T. (Tim), an attorney in Los Angeles, Calif., and Lt. Col. Terence H. (Terry) of Stroudsburg; one brother, Judge Henry McCool of Sciota; one granddaughter, Elizabeth Hemphill of Scranton; two grandsons, Marc of Chandler, Ariz., and Christopher of Indianapolis, Ind.; and five great grandchildren. His daughters-in-law, Jeannie and Suzanne will also miss him greatly.

Services will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, at Evergreen Mortuary, N. Oracle Road, Tucson, Ariz. A memorial service for Tom's friends and family in the Pocono area will be announced at a later date.

Thomas O McCool and Carrie Emma Heckman had the following children:

child 2 i. Clinton T2 McCool (still alive).

child 3 ii. Terence H. McCool (still alive).

child 4 iii. Susan McCool(3672) was born about 1945.

child 5 iv. Annie McCool(3673) was born about 1947.

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