Christopher Joseph Tompa

September 14, 1965 ~ April 21, 2019 (age 53)

Christopher Joseph Tompa passed away suddenly on Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019.  Born on September 14, 1965 in Washington, DC, he was the son of Dolores Flynn Tompa and the late Dr. Albert Stephen Tompa. 

Growing up in Indian Head, he was a graduate of St. Mary Star of the Sea School and Lackey High School.  He enjoyed family vacations in Atlantic City and Myrtle Beach.  Chris was a rambunctious child who kept life interesting for his family.

He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Maryland in Criminal Justice.  He spent his career as a Security Supervisor for several firms.  Chris was a lifelong Redskins fan, a dog lover, and an avid pool player.  He loved being the pool champion beating out his brothers, Bill and Greg, in the annual Tompa Pool Championship. Chris took all family games seriously, especially Pictionary even though he bent the rules.

Chris is preceded in death by his father Albert.  He is survived by his loving mother Dolores, his children Emily, Molly, and Benjamin, his longtime companion Dawn, her children Hannah and Sarah.  His siblings Maureen, Mary Kay, Bill, and Greg; nephews David, Chris, Joshua, Noah, William, Jeremiah, and Aiden; nieces Meghan, Rebecca, Anna, Amy, Olivia, and Sophia; and his in-laws Dave, Dennis, Rochelle, Bruce and Daniel.

Chris will be remembered for his sense of humor, caring nature, and huge heart.  He was taken far too soon and will be missed dearly.  Family and friends are invited to gather on Thursday, April 25, 2019 from 10 AM to 11 AM at St. Mary Star of The Sea Catholic Church in Indian Head (30 Mattingly Avenue).  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Star of the Sea Food Pantry (30 Mattingly Avenue, Indian Head, MD 20640).

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