Thomas Paul Lust
Thomas Paul Lust, 75, of Chincoteague Island, Va., passed away on Oct. 5, 2019, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital, Onancock, Va., surrounded by his loving family.
He was born May 21, 1944, in New Jersey, a son of the late Joseph and Ruth (Van Der Pyle) Lust.

Thomas was a member of Chincoteague Kiwanis Club and the West End Fire Company in Glen Iron, Pa.
He loved working with children as a soccer coach and scout leader. He was an avid photographer and computer guru doing slide shows for his family, friends, and community. He was hands on in research science and development during his tenure at American Home Products.

Thomas is survived by his loving spouse of 48 years, Linda Berruti Lust of Chincoteague Island; three sons and daughters-in-law, Casey Benjamin and Shannon Lust of Laurelton, Pa., Nicholas Craig and Christina Lust of Mifflinburg, Pa., and Timothy Jared and Nicole Lust of Watsontown, Pa.; one daughter and son-in-law, Amanda and Bob Stout of Halifax, Pa.; one sister and brother-in-law, Nancy Lust Osborn and Ron Osborn of Loveland, Colo.; one brother and sister-in-law, Robert Charles and Dawn Lust of Holiday, Fla.; 11 grandchildren whom Pop Pop loved very much; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church, Chincoteague Island, with Father Michael Imperial, officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Saint Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church, 6319 Mumford St., Chincoteague Island, VA 23336, or Chincoteague Food Closet, P.O. Box 391, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336, or Eastern Shore SPCA, 26528 Lankford Highway, Onley, VA 23418.

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Published on October 8, 2019


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Michelle (Sanders) Dietrich
Oct 11, 2019
Casey and your family -
May you find peace and joy in your memories!
Nancy Lust Osborn
Oct 10, 2019
My heart aches and the tears flow, I've lost my dear brother! I will cherish the memories of growing up together, the good times and the lessons learned along the way. Linda we love you and may the Lord be with you as you struggle through your loss. To Casey, Amanda, Tim and Nick and your families we send our thoughts and prayers and love.
Oct 10, 2019
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Janette Drumm
Oct 09, 2019
Linda and family,
I am so sorry for your loss. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time.
Nick Ruitenberg
Oct 09, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Linda and the family, including Nancy and Bob.

We love you all.
Denise Hummel
Oct 09, 2019
Deepest condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with the whole Lust family.
Jennifer McConnelll
Oct 09, 2019
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David n Mary Lou Aucker
Oct 08, 2019
So many fond memories of times spent together with good neighbors. We’re thinking of you Linda, and the family. Prayers for comfort.
Heather Colpetzer
Oct 08, 2019
Despite anything, I have so many fond memories! Tons of laughs & giggles I can never forget. You, Casey, & Linda introduced me to seafood.....thank God because I learned what I was missing all those years 😁! Dont forget to have 1 more round of Quervo!
Carlo Medina
Oct 08, 2019
Godspeed Tom! You will be missed and my memories of you as I was coming up as a young lad will forever be burned in my mind!
Evelyn & Holt Shotwell
Oct 08, 2019
Linda and family,
Holt and I are so very sorry for your loss. I remember when you and Tom visited Chincoteague before you moved here. We sold your pottery in our antique shop. Take comfort in your precious memories and in the love of your family.