01/02/1949 – 11/22/2021 Born in Silver Spring; attended Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, class of 1967. Served in the Navy from 1967 – 1977 on Limpkin 195, Dominant 431, Petrol 11 and Harlan County 1196. B.S. in business management at Johns Hopkins University; worked as an electrical engineer and sales engineer.
Beloved husband of Judith A. Figiel and father of Kate Figiel-Miller and Rachel Figiel; predeceased by son Charles Figiel; and survived by siblings Walter Figiel, Kathie Kirby, and Valerie VanHollen. Tom will be remembered for his ingenuity, integrity, quick smile, fun-loving attitude, and unquenchable optimism and resilience. He enjoyed golfing, sailing, swing dancing, spiffy dressing, watching Jeopardy, and was never without a home re-engineering project. Donations can be made to The American Cancer Society.