Thomas James Bennett, 20, of Sparta, NJ, formerly of Warrenville, IL, passed away suddenly on December 15, 2012. Thomas was born in Collinsville, IL, graduated in 2011 from Wheaton-Warrenville High School, and was attending Sussex County Community College in Newton, NJ. Thomas was predeceased by his beloved mother Debra McDevitt and survived by his loving sister Cristina Smith, her husband Vaughn and her daughters Ella and Sophia of Stuart, FL; his devoted aunt Sharon Mataga and her husband Peter of Sparta, NJ; and his cousin and fellow tradition-keeper Megan Mataga of Brookline, MA. A private funeral service will be held at 9AM, Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at the Goble Funeral Home, 22 Main St, Sparta, NJ 07871. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the
in memory of Thomas and his mother. Info: (973) 729-5530.