Nancy Pelosi Mourns Her Brother, Thomas D'Alesandro III's Death: "His Life Has Truly Blessed America"

Date October 22, 2019 14:13

Born as Thomas Ludwig John D'Alesandro III on July 24, 1929, he served as the 43rd mayor of Baltimore from the year 1967 to 1971. Nancy Pelosi's brother commanded the mass Baltimore riot of 1968.

His sister is heartbroken yet, very proud while bidding him farewell.

The nobleman passed away on Sunday, October 20, 2019, at the age of 90. He spent his last moments at the family's home in North Baltimore. Thomas died of complications from a stroke. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Margaret, 5 kids, and 10 grandchildren.

Tribute to the exemplary sibling

Nancy released a heartfelt statement while mourning Thomas' death. She revealed that he felt a responsibility towards others. The late attorney was raised on Catholic values: faith, family, and patriotism. His sister wrote:

All his life, Tommy worked on the side of the angels. Now, he is with them. With his commitment to his family and public service, his life has truly blessed America.

She went on to describe late Thomas as "the finest public servant" she's ever known and a "champion of civil rights. Pelosi further enlightened that Tommy possessed extraordinary courage. His presence radiated hope during times of conflict in Baltimore.

People offered Nancy sympathy and condolences

@Cynthia R Johnston:

What a beautiful tribute to her brother. RIP

@Newman Rice:

May his soul Rest In Peace I am sure his sister would miss him and he was proud of her for being a true leader

Nancy has informed us how great Thomas D'Alesandro III was. His light will continue to better lives even after his demise. Rest in peace, Tommy, you did well. Share this and send a prayer up above for his soul.