Thomas George Beaufort, 72, of Ligonier, passed away Monday September 19, 2022.
He was born March 11, 1950 in Latrobe a son of the late C. George and Mary Jane Roberts
Tom was a kind and gentle man who was a dedicated lifelong volunteer to his community. He was a graduate of Ligonier Valley High School, a US Army Veteran, a member of Ligonier Township Volunteer Fire Department #1, ( Waterford),
the VFW and American Legion. He retired from PA DCNR, and served as a Forest Fire Warden. Tom proudly made many special appearances
as Smokey the Bear.
He enjoyed traveling with his wife to many national parks. He particularly enjoyed visiting Benezette to see the elk and wildlife.
Tom never met a cake or cookie he didn't like and had a soft spot for peanut butter cups! He loved and was very proud of his family.
He will be missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his loving wife Jean Coursey Beaufort, children; Kathleen Beaufort-Ferrenberg, Thomas James Beaufort (Roberta),
Kelly Coursey-Gray and Ann Crissman (Eric). His siblings; John Beaufort (Vicki) , Robert Beaufort (Rhonda) and Susan Ankney (Mark).
Grandchildren; Alicia Franks (Logan), Joshua Ferrenberg, Abigail and Lucas Beaufort, Mary and Chase Crissman. Three nieces and
many great nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8pm in the McCabe Funeral Home, 144 East Main Street, Ligonier where a service will be held Friday at 11am.
Interment will follow in the Ligonier Valley Cemetery.
Ligonier Township Volunteer Fire Department #1 will conduct a service Thursday at 7pm and the Ligonier Veterans Honor Guard will present
a service at 7:30pm in the funeral home.
Everyone is encouraged to wear bright colorful clothing to celebrate his life.
Online condolences may be made to www.mccabefuneralhomespa.com.