Thomas Eugene Saporito

Published 6:46 am Wednesday, June 14, 2023

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Thomas Eugene Saporito “Tom” of Nags Head, NC passed away peacefully in The Outer Banks Hospital with his wife by his side on June 8, 2023.

Tom was born in Pittsburgh, PA on February 26, 1940, to the late Ann M Zupanc and Orlando V Saporito.  He is survived by his wife, Marguerite “Peggy” Saporito. They were married 25 years.

Tom received a multitude of awards as a Regional Manager and Government Marketing Specialist at the 3M Company working out of the Philadelphia and Washington, DC area for 35 years. He completed his business degree at Juniata College. He retired to his family home in Nags Head, NC and became a pilar of the community working on the Grounds Committee at Duck Woods Country Club, President of the Kiwanis Club, Treasurer of the Nags Head Community Watch and on the board of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He was a member of Holy Redeemer by the Sea Catholic Parish.

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Tom is survived by his daughter, Sharon Sundloff; his son, Thomas Saporito; his daughter, Terri Snyder (Jim); and son, John Saporito (Joanna); daughter, Jeni Hicks (Bob); son, Matt Smith (Jennifer); 15 grandchildren five greatgrandchildren; and his two brothers Robert Saporito (Kim) and Bill Saporito (Monica).

Any donations in Tom’s name may be made to the Nags Head Community Watch P.O. Box 99, Nags Head, NC 27959. Memorial gathering will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 14, from 5-8 p.m. at Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. at 6917 S Croatan Hwy., Nags Head, NC 27959. Please express condolences to the family via the online register at