Thomas Ryan Palffy of Walden, NY, passed away Thursday, August 5, 2021, in Walden. He was 28.
The son of Christopher D. Palffy and Maureen A. Palffy, he was born March 10, 1993, in Newburgh, NY.
He attended Most Precious Blood School and was a graduate of Valley Central High School. When he was younger, Thomas enjoyed playing soccer in the Walden program as well as Walden Little League baseball.
Thomas recently returned to the area from California. While in CA, Thomas was an avid gardener and started up a photography business, Empire Productions. He was always very passionate about being generous to those in need. In California he would often donate to any of the homeless he encountered. Giving them generous amounts of money, food, water, and whatever he could do. He supported any cause that involved the homeless crisis.
Thomas loved adventures and was fearless in his endeavors. He loved to travel and had visited the Dominican Republic, Cancun and Thailand. He was extremely loyal to his family and friends that he loved and was very proud to be Ryker’s godfather. He was very thoughtful in ways by keeping every birthday card or holiday card from anyone he received.
Survivors include his Mother Maureen A Palffy of Walden, Father Christopher D Palffy of Venice, FL, Brother Stephen M. Palffy of Walden, Uncles Patrick, Joseph, Stephen and Kevin Wilson, Aunts Laurie and Nina Wilson, Cousins Jeffrey and Jack Wilson, Kevin, Jason, and Amy Palffy, and also survived by many friends and loved ones in Orange County and the Oakland, CA and San Francisco, CA area.
Thomas loved his Diesel, YaYa and Buddy.
He was predeceased by his Brother Christopher D. Palffy II.
Visitation will be Thursday, August 12, 2021, from 2-4 and 6-8 PM, at Millspaugh Funeral Home, 22 Bank St., Walden, NY.
A funeral service will be Friday, August 13, 2021 at 11 AM at the funeral home. Fr. Matthew Reiman will officiate.
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