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Obituaries

  • Thomas Blair Couture

    Thomas Blair Couture

Thomas Blair Couture, 75

Oct. 15, 2015

Thomas Blair Couture

Thomas Blair Couture

Thomas Blair Cou­ture, 75, of Engle­wood, Fla., passed away Thurs­day, Oct. 15, 2015, at Engle­wood Com­mu­nity Hospital.

Born Jan. 30, 1940, in Sch­enec­tady, N.Y., he had been a res­i­dent of Char­lotte County since 1993. A retired Sch­enec­tady police offi­cer, he retired in 1991 from the Detec­tives Divi­sion with 23½ years on the job.

Tom enjoyed mak­ing his home­made sausage, cook­ing his famous sauce, spend­ing time with his fam­ily and tak­ing cat naps with Lucky, his cat.

Sur­vivors include his lov­ing wife of 47 years, Cyn­thia (Sobieski) Cou­ture; three sons: Thomas of Engle­wood, Steven of Sch­enec­tady, and Christo­pher (Lindy) of Engle­wood; a sis­ter, Adele Fami­ano of Sch­enec­tady; and five grand­chil­dren: Steven Jr., Ryan and Tommy III, Mat­tie, and Lena.

The fam­ily will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Tues­day, Oct. 20, at the Engle­wood Com­mu­nity Funeral Home with Pri­vate Cre­ma­tory, 3070 South McCall Road.

You may share a mem­ory with the fam­ily at www.englewoodfh.com.