Thomas Joseph Wojnas

Born: Sat., Jul. 26, 1941
Died: Sun., Dec. 7, 2014

Funeral Mass

10:30 AM Thu., Dec. 11, 2014
Location: Christ Our King and Savior Catholic Church

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Thomas J. Wojnas

Thomas J. Wojnas of Greensboro GA passed away peacefully at home with his wife and sisters at his bedside on Sunday, December 7, 2014.  He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Mary Barrett Wojnas; daughter Jennifer Minich and son-in-law Bruce of Martinsville, NJ; daughter Allison Kucinski and son-in-law Keith of Ringwood, NJ; daughter Meredith Gerdeman and son-in-law Andrew of Glenmont, NY; nine grandchildren, Kayla, Tessa and Reese Minich, Jack, Aaron and Nathan Kucinski, Sam, Claire and James Gerdeman; sister Marie Delich and brother-in-law David of Greensboro, GA; and sister Patricia Wojnas of Washington, DC.  He was predeceased by his brother Richard, and mother Estelle, father Walter, and devoted step mother of 62 years, Bertha.

Born in Newark, NJ, Tom lived with his wife in Piscataway and Warren, NJ for 28 years while raising their children.  A graduate of Seton Hall University, Tom built a thriving wholesale and retail tire business.  He sold his business, Tire Associates, in 1998 and moved to Reynolds Plantation where he and Mary enjoyed golfing, lake activities, and many a get together with friends over gourmet dinners.  Tom was past Chairman of the Reynolds Plantation Board of Advisors, a member of the Lake Oconee Anglers Club, and an original member of the Pero Monday Golf Group.  He enjoyed sharing his love of fishing and boating with his grandchildren.  Tom began a long relationship with Habitat for Humanity, Greene County, first as a construction volunteer and then later as the manager of the Greene County Habitat Re-Store.  He was a member of Christ Our King and Savior Catholic Church where he served as Eucharistic Minister and Lector.


The family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 10 from 3:00 to 7:00 PM at their home.  A funeral mass will be held on Thursday, December 11 10:30 AM at Christ Our King and Savior Catholic Church, 6341 Lake Oconee Parkway, Greensboro, GA.  Burial will be held at Resurrection Cemetery in Piscataway, NJ on Saturday December 13 11:00 AM.

In lieu of flowers, the family request making donations to Habitat for Humanity Greene County, P.O. Box 321, Greensboro, GA 30642 or St Vincent De Paul Society. 6341 Lake Oconee Parkway, Greensboro, GA 30642.  McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register






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   Posted Tue December 09, 2014
I'm sorry to hear about the passing of Mr. Thomas Wojnas. His family and friends are in my thoughts and prayers.

Herb & Jan Thurmond
   Posted Tue December 09, 2014
Always the nicest man in the habitat store. We are so very sorry for your loss and I will miss seeing him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Sarah Daly and Don Weir
   Posted Tue December 09, 2014
Mary, Please accept our heartfelt sympathy. Tom was such a delightful man. Sarah and Don

Pat & Ed Okenica
   Posted Tue December 09, 2014
Very saddened by the loss of Tom. I enjoyed working with him at the Habitat ReStore in Greensboro. He always had a smile for me. Pat

Geri & Michael Clifford
   Posted Tue December 09, 2014
Dear Mary,

We are so sorry and send our thoughts and prayers to you and your family.
Tom was a very special man and we feel honored to have known him.

Yasmond Miller
   Posted Tue December 09, 2014
Your family will be in my throughts and prayers.

Jane Cobb
   Posted Tue December 09, 2014
My deepest sympathy. Jane Cobb

Linda Martin
   Posted Tue December 09, 2014
He will be missed by so many. My deepest sympathy to the family.

Richard Keelty
   Posted Wed December 10, 2014
Mary, I was saddened when I read Tom's obituary in the Star Ledger. He was a special individual and it was unfortunate that we were not able to remain close. We would occasionally run into each other at Plainfield CC.It was always good to see his smiling face and experience his positive attitude. Please accept my deepest condolences on his passing. Rich Keelty

Walt & Joan Sarokas
   Posted Wed December 10, 2014
Our thoughts and prayers are with Mary and her family. We will always remember the kindness shown to us by Tom when we decided to relocate to Reynolds.

David Coates
   Posted Wed December 10, 2014
To the entire Wojnas family, my thoughts and prayers are with you all. Tom was a great man who always had a kind word to say about everyone. We are all better people for having known him.

Bill Houghton
   Posted Wed December 10, 2014
A wonderful, earnest, kind gentleman - Tom was truly a good guy, and more. Our hearts go out to Mary and the family.

Allen Mott
   Posted Wed December 10, 2014
I am honored and blessed to have known Mr. Wojnas. He was truly a blessing in my life and I will miss him. My condolences and prayers to the Wojnas family, God bless you all!!

Ray and Elaine McGinty
   Posted Thu December 11, 2014
Our condolences are with you. Tom is an example of how one should live.

Frank & Kathee Gabriel
   Posted Thu December 11, 2014
Mary, we have enjoyed Tom's and your friendship here at Reynolds for over 15 years, and we want it to continue with you for many more. Tom will be greatly missed by so many of us. He was such a fine person, and a huge inspiration to us all.

Frank & Kathee

Phyllis and Tom Clement
   Posted Thu December 11, 2014
Our deepest sympathy to Mary and family.

Rick Thompson
   Posted Thu December 11, 2014
Hard worker. Integrity. Class guy. Leader. While I worked at the Habitat Store I learned so much from Tom. A great man! Praying for you Mary and all the family.

Rick Thompson

Charles and Ellen Clayton
   Posted Sat December 27, 2014
Mary, we were so sorry to hear of Tom's passing. It was a great pleasure to have known him during these last few years. You and he were very special in our lives and will remember both of you as we travel. Take care of yourself and stay in touch. With our love, Charlie and Ellen

Jerry Gabriele
   Posted Sun April 05, 2015
I was saddened to learn of Tom's passing. He was a true giant in the tire business and someone many of us looked up to. A class individual who always treated others with respect. My deepest condolences to the Wojnas family.

Trudy Golday
   Posted Mon April 06, 2015
Mary, I was so sadden to hear about Tom. I enjoyed our telephone conversation a few years ago. He was an important part of my youth. I always hoped I could see the two of you again. Take care. Trudy

Meg Doherty Ropke
   Posted Thu February 09, 2017
Googling found this notice of Tom's death. You and Tom were big part of my parents' life. Love to you and your family.

Meg & Bruce