Thomas Woudenberg Obituary

Thomas John Woudenberg
Thomas John Woudenberg

August 14, 1935 - January 8, 2020
Born in Prospect Park, NJ
Resided in Niantic, Connecticut


Thomas John Woudenberg age 84, born 8/14/35 in Prospect Park, NJ, died peacefully at home in Niantic, CT on 01/08/2020. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 62 years, June Woudenberg; Daughters Terry Lussos (Steven) and Deborah Woudenberg; Grandchildren Joshua Upham, Jason Upham, Christopher Lussos (deceased) (Wife Rachel), Michelle Lussos; Great Grandchildren Joan Lussos, Christopher Lussos and various nieces and nephews.
Thomas was an army veteran but was best known as a beloved educator and researcher. He taught in Africa and in various areas within the United States, notably Wesleyan University, Columbia High School N.J. and East Lyme High School. His study on DNA was published by Time Life. In his spare time he worked with Habitat for Humanity and traveled all seven continents. The burial will be private.
This obituary was lovingly edited by Joshua Upham, the most beloved and treasured of Thomas’ surviving relatives. May god bless grandpa’s soul.




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