Thomas J. Pranton, age 89 of Chester, PA passed away on October 12, 2018 at Crozer Chester Medical Center. Thomas was born, raised and resided in Chester most of his life. He was employed as a machinist for Boeing 36 years retiring in 1993. Thomas was a member of St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church and the VFW Chester Lodge 1521. He served in the Army during the Korean Conflict. Thomas is preceded in death by his parents, John and Loretta Spence Pranton, wife, Mary T. Feeley Pranton who died in 1995 and sister, Regina Pranton who died in 2007. He is survived by a son, John (Kathy) Pranton, sister, Theresa Dick, 2 grandchildren, Kimberly Gambal and Jamie Zarmanian and 5 great grandchildren, Aidan, Madison, Jack, Abigail and Claire. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date at St. Timothy's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 535 Lamp Post Lane, Aston, PA. Interment is private at Immaculate Heart of Mary Cemetery, Linwood, PA.