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Thomas "Mooch" Egar

October 2, 1976 ~ December 25, 2018 (age 42)

Thomas Adam Egar “Mooch”, 42 of Jersey City, entered into eternal rest on December 25th at home. Born in Jersey City to Thomas Anthony Egar and Ada Norat, he was a lifelong resident.  A graduate of Ferris High School, Mooch will forever be remembered for his kindness and willingness to help others. He kept very involved in community organizations, such as, Wall Street Cares, the Jersey City P.A.L and lending a hand to the Drama Club at PS 3.  He loved his motorcycle, and enjoyed going on long rides and traveling across the country to bike.  

He is survived by his loving companion and best friend, Tara Morrissey; his children, Joseph, Lauryn, Ashling & Aidan Egar; his parents, Thomas Anthony & Ada; his grandmother, Angelita Aviles; his siblings, John Egar and Anissa Egar-Smith and his cherished nieces & nephews, Bianca and Evan Smith, Ean, Paloma & Oliviya Egar.


Visitation will be held on Sunday, December 30th from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Riotto Funeral Home & Cremation Co., 3205 Kennedy Blvd., Jersey City, NJ (

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend the funeral on Monday, December 31st at 9:00 a.m. at the funeral home.  A Funeral Mass will be offered at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Rosary Church, 344 Sixth St., Jersey City.  Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, NJ   


In lieu of flowers the family has asked that you make a donation to a GoFundMe in Mooch's honor. (Link below) Each of his children will use the funds to make a donation to a charity of their choice in their daddy's honor and pay for a bench to be placed by the waterfront of Lake Wallkill.

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