Born: April 28, 1887
Died: August 5, 1964
Married: Margaret M. Ryan
Thomas E. Derby was a Forest Ranger.
Adirondack Daily Enterprise, August 6, 1964
Thomas E. Derby
Thomas E. Derby, 77, a lifelong resident of Bloomingdale, died last evening at Saranac Lake General Hospital. He was born April 28, 1887, a son of Earl and Mary Gleason Derby. He retired seven years ago after serving as a New York State Forest Ranger for 38 years.
Survivors are his wife, the former Margaret M. Ryan; a brother, William of Ilion; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 10 o'clock, beginning today, at the Madonna Chapel of the Keough and Son Funeral Home. An Elks Service will be held at 8 p.m. Friday and a Rosary Service at 8:15. A Requiem High Mass will be offered at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Bernard's Church for the repose of his soul. Burial will be in St. Bernard's Cemetery.