Waterford - Thomas Jay Kilcullen, 63, died peacefully Saturday, June 5, 2021, after a long illness.
Born in Ticonderoga, NY, he was son of the late Thomas John Kilcullen and Elizabeth Ruth Dobert Kilcullen and former husband of Barbara Kilcullen of Waterford. He was raised in Averill Park and was a graduate of Averill Park High School, Hudson Valley Community College class of 1975 and Southern Vermont College where he earned his Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice in 1979.
For the past 40 years, Tom was employed by State University of New York police, serving as Assistant Chief at SUNY Albany and retired as Chief of Police at SUNY Geneseo in 2020. He also served as President of the SUNY Police Chiefs Association.
Survivors in addition to Barbara Kilcullen include a son, Matthew (Chanti) Kilcullen, Clifton Park; a daughter, Erin (Timothy) Wells, Middlebury, CT; a sister, Donna Kilcullen, Atlanta, GA; three grandchildren, Elijah, Henry and Georgia Wells and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Relatives and friends may call at the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc. 276 Pawling Avenue Troy on Saturday, June 12, 2021 from 10-11:15AM.
Funeral service will be held Saturday following the visiting hours at 12 Noon at St. Henry's Church Old Route 66 Averill Park where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Thomas F. Holmes, Pastor, officiating. Face covering and social distancing are required inside during visitation and services.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Thomas Jay Kilcullen to the Special Olympics of New York 94 New Karner Rd Albany, NY 12203.
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Special Olympics New York
94 New Karner Rd, Albany NY 12203