Tom Donlon, an editor, died on August 30th.
A Rockaway resident for 39 years coming from Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, Donlon had served with the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. He was awarded the Purple Heart in Vietnam and was a combat correspondent.
Donlon is survived by his wife, Peg Donlon; son, Thomas Francis Donlon; brother, John (Mary) Donlon; two nieces and one nephew.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home in Rockaway Beach.