Thomas L. Mort, age 74, died May 22, 2024. Born on Nov. 5, 1949, in Pittsburgh, PA, he was a proud member of the Local #373 Union. Working alongside his father, brothers, and uncle Rich. His daughters held a special place in his heart, serving as his proudest accomplishments in life. Thomas was quick with a joke. He enjoyed watching his grandchildren play sports and was known to leave a message about his grandkids' performances on the field, track, or court. He loved the Pittsburgh Steelers (teasingly calling out Ben Roethlisberger), Thomas's lively spirit lit up every room he entered. He greatly enjoyed fishing and camping, and playing billiards for Bucky's Pool League. Thomas is survived by his devoted wife of 51 years, Debby Mort; daughters Michelle (Scott) Vayansky and Kristy (Eric) Winkler; and cherished grandchildren Cameron (Noelle) Vayansky, Megan Vayansky, and Dylan Winkler. Brother Roy Mort; sisters Audrey "Jean" Mort and Cynthia Mort; several nieces and nephews; and his loyal companion Max the dog. Thomas was preceded in death by his infant daughter M. Marie Mort, parents George and Audrey Mort, brother Edmond Mort, sister Pamela Mort. A funeral will be held at the Frank E. Smith Funeral Home, 405 N Columbus St., Lancaster, OH 43130 on Saturday, May 25, 2024, at 3 p.m. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday and from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday. A private graveside will take place at a later date. online condolences can be made at To plant trees in memory, please visit the Sympathy Store.