Medical 05

Thomas Chesar M.D.

December 28, 1965 ~ April 18, 2021 (age 55)


Thomas Chesar M.D. 55, of Oil City gained his wings April 18, 2021 after a courageous bout with cancer.

Tom was born in Scranton, PA.,  on December 28, 1965 and was the son of Mary Ann Benio Chesar and the late Thomas Chesar.

He graduated from Lakeland high school, the University of Scranton where he got his masters, and then his doctorate from Hahnemann University.

Tom married the former Mary Ellen Snyder on November 23, 1998 at Our Lady Help of Christian Church and she survives.

He was a member of St. Joseph Church and the Lions Club.  Tom enjoyed comic books, playing cards, board games, xbox, disc golf, wrestling, his work as a doctor helping people and especially watching his boys sporting events.

He is survived by his mother and sons; Jack “Jimmy” Snyder, Paul Chesar and Carl Chesar.

Tom was also survived by a brother Ted Chesar and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his father he was preceded in death by in-laws Barb and Carl Snyder.

Visitation will be held at the Reinsel Funeral Home on Friday April 23 from 2-5 PM and 6-9pm.

Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday at 11 AM at St. Joseph Church with Fr. Ian McElrath presiding.

Interment will be held at Calvary Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at 333 E. Carson St. #441E Pittsburgh PA. 15219 or Titusville Area Hospital 406 W Oak St, Titusville, PA 16354.

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April 23, 2021

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Reinsel Funeral Home & Crematory
116 Bissell Ave.
Oil City, PA 16301

April 23, 2021

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Reinsel Funeral Home & Crematory
116 Bissell Ave.
Oil City, PA 16301

Mass of Christian Burial
April 24, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Joseph Church
35 Pearl Avenue
Oil City, PA. 16301

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