Thomas J. Towers, 87, passed away Saturday, September 5th at Care One in Holmdel. Born in Newark, Thomas resided in Old Bridge. He worked as a butcher for A&P in Clark, NJ. He was predeceased by three grandchildren and his beloved wife, Florence Towers, who passed away in 1995. Thomas is survived by his loving family; his 5 sons, Thomas(wife Vickie), William(wife Joanne), Robert(wife Janet), John and Richard(wife Suanna), his daughter Karen Ann Sweder(husband James), and 15 grandchildren, and 16 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild . A visitation will take place on Thursday, September 10th, from 5:00 to 8:00pm at Rezem Funeral Home, 457 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick. A funeral service will take place on Friday, September 11th, at 10:00 am, at the funeral home, followed by burial at Forest Green Cemetery, Morganville. For information, directions, or to leave online condolences to the family, please visit www.rezemfh.com. Donations can be made in lieu of flowers to the American Cancer Society.