Tom was employed from 1990-2012 in the maintenance department of Elyria Catholic High School. He enjoyed fishing. Tom attended Southview High School and was a member of the Class of 1982.
Surviving is his wife of 21 years, Brenda K. (Jackson) Schoonmaker; daughter, Sarah Schoonmaker, at home; and his mother, Carol A. (Kero) Schoonmaker of Lorain.
He was preceded in death by his infant daughter, Ericka Jackson; and his father, Roger Schoonmaker.
There will be a 6 P.M. Memorial Service Thursday, July 11, 2013, at the Salvation Army, 2506 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Friends will be received one hour prior to the service.