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Thomas H. Buffum, 60, Of Hawthorne, Co-Owner Of John F. Allen And Son

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HAWTHORNE, N.Y. – Thomas H. Buffum, of Hawthorne, died suddenly in Florida on Sunday, March 15. He was 60.

Buffum was born on March 22, 1954, to Thomas and Gertrude Buffum.

He attended Hartwick College in Oneonta, N.Y. then joined the family business, John F. Allen & Son Inc. in Providence, R.I. Eventually, the company acquired Pulver Importing and he became a co-owner, moving to New York in 1995 to manage that part of the business.

He is survived by his wife Debbie, their two children Peter and Emily, and his sisters Christine Tananone of Thailand and Susan Buffum of Chatham, N.J.

Visiting hours will be on Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Beecher Flooks Funeral Home, 418 Bedford Road in Pleasantville.

Services will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Valhalla Methodist Church, 200 Columbus Ave. in Valhalla

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Valhalla United Methodist Church or The American Heart Association.

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