Thomas Gardiner Cordell
Thomas Gardiner Cordell

August 23, 1921 - July 9, 2018
Born in Cincinnati,OH
Resided in Silver Spring, Maryland


Thomas Gardiner Cordell, 96, died July 9,2018 in Silver Spring, Maryland. Born August 23,1921 in Cincinnati, Ohio to Lewis Kearney Cordell and Augusta Seibert Cordell. He was raised in the Village of Norwood, Ohio and was a former resident of Haslett and Port Huron, Michigan; Punta Gorda, Florida; and lived his last years in Silver Spring, Maryland. He proudly served in the US Navy during WWII, was a lobbyist and Executive Executive Director of the Michigan Petroleum Association.
He married Lois Westfahl of Michigan City, Indiana and had four children together whom they raised in Michigan. He had a love for music, dancing, travel, boating, golf and family. He is survived by his children and their spouses, Thomas R. Cordell, Nancy A. Irey, Sue L. Cordell and Jeffery P. Cordell. Also survived by numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and loving wife, Lois Westfahl Cordell.
Funeral Services and Interment private.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggest contributions be made in his memory to the Riderwood Benevolent Fund C/O Pastoral Ministries 3110 Gracefield Road Silver Spring, Maryland 20904. Online condolences may be placed at or mailed to Hardesty Funeral Home P.A. 12 Ridgely Ave Annapolis, Maryland 21401





Riderwood Benevolent Fund
3110 Gracefield Road
Silver Spring, Maryland United States 20904