Thomas “Tom” Hencz, 57 of Tempe, Arizona, passed away on May 9, 2022 due to natural causes. Tom was born on August 10, 1964 in Fargo, North Dakota. He graduated from Fargo South High school in 1982 and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Marketing from Southern Methodist University in 1986. Tom’s career was spent in sales, marketing, and media from the east coast to the west coast.
Tom loved to read especially about history, current events, and cooking. His family was very important to him. Tom especially enjoyed the “banter” and lively conversations at family gatherings.
Tom is survived by his mother Carol Hencz of Fountain Hills, Arizona; his father Edward Hencz of Fargo, North Dakota; his brother Jeff Hencz of Mill Creek, Washington; nephews Justin and Casey Hencz of Washington; and his beloved four-legged brother Bandit.
Tom is preceded in death by his grandparents, Ted and Anna Hencz and Glen and Esther Cleveland, and an infant brother, Edward T. Hencz, Jr.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at Messinger Fountain Hills Mortuary in Fountain Hills, Arizona. An inurnment will be held at a later date at Riverview Cemetery west of Wilton, North Dakota.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in honor of Tom to the First Presbyterian Church of Fountain Hills, or the American Diabetes Association.