Services to Be Held Today for Thomas Maskery, Jr.


NEW YORK—Services will be held today for Thomas R. Maskery, Jr., 52, who passed away on April 18, after a long illness.

Maskery, a long-time eyewear industry sales executive, was executive vice president of Syosset, Long Island-based Eyewear Designs Ltd. Maskery first joined the company in 2007 as vice president of sales, overseeing all sales development for the company, working with Eyewear Designs’ president, Andrea Gluck.

Prior to joining Eyewear Designs, Maskery was vice president and divisional manager for Lantis Eyewear and was with that company for 11 years, overseeing its optical business unit. Before that he spent three years at Renaissance Eyewear and, earlier, spent four years at Carrera/Optyl as brand and marketing manager.

Funeral Services will be held today, April 23 at 9:15 a.m. at the funeral home, Vander Plaat-Vermeulen Memorial Home , 530 High Mountain Road, Franklin Lakes, N.J., followed by a 10:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Elizabeth’s R.C. Church, Wyckoff, N.J. Interment to follow at Redeemer Cemetery, Mahwah.

Maskery was born in Paterson, N.J. and lived in the Erskine Lakes Community of Ringwood before moving to Wyckoff 15 years ago. He was a parishioner of St. Elizabeth’s R.C. Church.

Maskery is survived by his wife, Kathleen; his daughters, Nicole Maskery and Melissa Mackey and her husband, Mark; his parents, Thomas and Joan Maskery; his sister, Maureen Annese and her husband, Chris; his inlaws Walter and Suzanne Piotrowski and the late Dolly Piotrowski, his sister-in-law Vickie Riccardi, Joann McKay and her husband, Michael; Laurie Koch and her husband, George; Yvonne Montgomery and her husband, Todd; and Nancy Pelouze and her husband, Mark. He had many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in Thomas’ memory to Amedisys/The Christen Foundation, 30 Prospect Avenue, Hackensack, N.J.