Thomas C. Hilinski
July 26, 2008
Thomas C. Hilinski, 69, of Hartselle, formerly of Erie, Pa. died Saturday, July 26, 2008, at Cullman Regional Medical Center.
Visitation was Tuesday, July 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel.
Mr. Hilinski was born July 27, 1938, in Erie, Pa. to Casimir Kosty Hilinski and Frances Delores Kownacki Hilinski. He was a Catholic, a U.S.Marine Corps veteran and a private pilot. He was retired from the MITRE Corporation in 1997 where he worked as an electrical engineer. He held a masters degree in electrical engineering and was a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley Hilinski of Hartselle; a son, Timothy Mark Hilinski of Richmond, Va.; a daughter, Karen Elizabeth Hilinski of Richmond, Va.; a stepdaughter, Tina Kaye Holder of Rome, Ga.; two brothers, Carl Hilinski of Virginia and Stan Hilinski of Laurel, Md; and three grandchildren, Amanda, Gracie and Thomas Jordan.
The family requests that contributions be made to Habitat for Humanity.