Thomas James "Tommy" Lathwell, 9

June 15, 2009

FEB. 21, 2000-JUNE 13, 2009

HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. - Thomas James "Tommy" Lathwell, 9, of Hedgesville, died Saturday, June 13, 2009, at The Johns Hopkins Medical Center.

Born Feb. 21, 2000, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of Kevin and Cynthia Bruning Lathwell.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by six brothers, Michael, Nicholas, Alexander, Zachary, Jacob and Nathanael Lathwell; two sisters, Lauren and Grace Lathwell; maternal grandparents, James and DeAnna Bruning of Berkeley Springs; and paternal grandfather, Gary Lathwell, and wife, Mary, of Frankfort, Mich.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Gwendolyn Lathwell.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday, June 18, 2009, at 11 a.m. at St. Leo Catholic Church in Inwood with Father Brian Shoda and Father George Puccierilli celebrants. Interment prayers will be said at St. Leo Catholic Church Cemetery.


Family will receive friends Wednesday, June 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home's South Berkeley Chapel.

A vigil service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at South Berkeley Chapel.

Tommy's family would like all those who are able to donate blood in his memory.

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