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Thomas M. Sommers, sales supervisor


Thomas M. Sommers, a retired street sales supervisor for The Baltimore Sun, died Saturday at his home after a stroke. He was 89 and had moved from Woodlawn to Bridgewater, N.J., in November.

A mass of Christian burial for Mr. Sommers will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Lawrence Roman Catholic Church, 5801 Security Blvd. in Woodlawn.

He retired in 1969 after selling the evening and Sunday papers in South Baltimore and northern Anne Arundel County since 1940.

The Baltimore native earlier worked at the General Motors Corp. plant and for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad.

Fond of golfing, he was a member of the Turf Valley Country Club and the Free State Senior Golf Association.

His wife, the former Pearl F. Glendenning, died in 1969.

He is survived by a son, Robert T. Sommers of Bridgewater; and two grandchildren.

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