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Thomas Damien Blackwell Brinton

August 25, 1966 ~ September 19, 2018 (age 52)

On Wednesday, September 19, 2018, of Riverdale, MD born in Washington, DC. Loving father of Thomas G. Brinton. Devoted son of Mary Ann Brinton and the late John G. Brinton. Much loved brother of Mary Ann (John) Flannery, the late Jeanette Griffith, Denise (James) Berti, Michelle (Deane) Manning, Alicia (Mark) Wattenberg, Monique (Paul) Ostazeski, John (Lesley) Brinton, Renee (Kevin) Hammond, and William (Christine) Brinton. Beloved uncle of Michael (Julia) Flannery, Joseph Flannery, Mark Flannery, Jeanette (Ryan) Hall, Marie (John) Sweeney, Jayne Flannery, Matthew (Lindsay) Flannery, David “Brent” (Deanna) Wilson, Bryant (Jessica) Wilson, Blythe (Kyle) Van Horn, Nataline Manning, Nathan Wattenberg, Paul B. (Susan) Ostazeski, Douglas (Alicia) Ostazeski, Andrew (Katie) Ostazeski, Ian (Theresa) Brinton, Liam Brinton, the late Adrian Chapin, Max Hammond, Gemma (Keith) Corley, Luke Hammond, Jodie (Billy) Pitts, and William Brinton. Cherished great-uncle to Katie & Callan Flannery, Brooks, Cameron & Abigael Flannery, Alyssa & Colin Flannery, Sean Hall, Natacha & John Sweeney, Kalea & Jayce Wilson, Catherine Wilson, Owen Van Horn, Leslie & Kevin Ostazeski, Sophia Ostazeski, Maddie McDonough-Mays, D’Reign Robinson, Ava Brinton, Skylar & Alex Jackovich, Sienna & Triston Corley, Kamiya Douglas, Dallas Pitts. Also survived by a step-daughter, Reanna Alexis.

Tom was a veteran of the United States Army. More than anything, he enjoyed spending time with his family playing Hearts, Qwirkle, looking up trivia, and reminiscing about old times. He had an amazing ability to remember every detail about anything he ever heard, read, or experienced.  The Redskins have never had a bigger fan and he rarely missed a Nats opening game. His love of music began when he was very young, in fact he bought his first Chicago album at the age of nine. He never met a stranger and was always up for any adventure. Tom will be profoundly missed by everyone whose life that he touched.

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