Thomas “Tom” Ludwig Schlesinger, 62, died July 12, 2020, with his loving family by his side in his home. Tom was born October 21, 1957, in Meridian, MS to Sonny and Elizabeth (Sperger) Schlesinger.
He was a graduate of Gulfport High School class of 1975. He wed Donna (Pruette) Schlesinger in 1979 and raised a daughter and a son with her. Tom worked as a sales manager for many years and found great joy training and mentoring others. He enjoyed football, golf, cooking, his dogs and spending time with family and friends. He also took pleasure in his vacations with Donna to tropical locations. He loved being a grandfather and cherished his time with Grace. Tom is survived by his wife of 41 years, Donna; daughter, Olivia Schlesinger Ballinger; son and his spouse, Thomas James and Krystle Schlesinger; and his granddaughter Grace Ballinger. Visitation will begin at 9 AM on Monday, July 27, 2020 at St Timothy’s United Methodist Church, 335 Ashbury Drive, Mandeville, LA 70471 with the funeral service to follow at 10 AM. Due to the pandemic, please follow social distancing guidelines and wear a mask. Arrangements entrusted to JACOB SCHOEN & SON FUNERAL HOME. To view the live-streamed service, please see the link below.
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