EAST MEREDITH – Thomas Oscar Malz, 88, of East Meredith, a cargo handler for Pan American Airways for 36 years, passed away July 24, 2019, at UHS Chenango Memorial Hospital in Norwich.
He was born on Feb. 22, 1931, in New York City, son of Oscar T. Malz and Louise Schroeder. A high school graduate, he served in the Air Force during the Korean War,from April 11, 1951, to April 10, 1955.
Honorably discharged, Thomas joined Pan Am, working there from 1955 until the company’s dissolution in bankruptcy in 1991. After Pan Am, he was a hall monitor at Mepham High School in Bellmore for 20 years.