Thomas J. Illidge, 60 Native Staten Islander Thomas J. Illidge, 60, Passed away on March 15th, 2021. He was the son of Thomas B. Illidge and Barbara E. Illidge. Born on April 6, 1960, Thomas grew up in Stapleton. Thomas is survived by his wife Wanda, his three sisters Sylvia, Constance and Gabrielle; His children, Takiera Johnson, Thomas Gibson, Khadijah Jackson, Khadeba Bailey, Khastarsha Jarrell, Khanifa Banks and Khaliyah Illidge. In addition to nieces, nephews, and dozens of friends, Thomas leaves behind twenty-one grandchildren and one great-grandchild. His sense of humor was unmatched. His contagious smile, and genuine kindness will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him and most especially by his family.