Thomas P Metzger 86, of Palm Harbor died Nov 12, 2012 at Brookside Hospice in Palm Harbor. He was born in Brooklyn NY and has been a Florida resident for 22 years coming from Wantagh Long Island NY. He was employed as a police officer for the City of New York for 6 years and then joined the New York City Fire Department and worked there for 22 years. Mr. Metzger was a US Navy Veteran serving during World War II. He was dearly loved by his family and friends. He is survived by his wife of 40 years Rosemarie Metzger of Palm Harbor, daughters; Diane Ranieri and husband Frank, Palm Harbor, Janet Metzger, Long Island, stepson Thomas Bowman, Texas. He is also survived by grandchildren Michael and Paul Rainieri and Anna Bowman. Funeral services will be held on Friday Nov 16th at 10 am at Moss Feaster Funeral Home 2550 Highland Blvd N Palm Harbor. Public visitation hours are scheduled for Thursday Nov 15th from 4 to 6 pm at the funeral home. Interment will take place at Florida National Cemetery Bushnell FL. Contributions in his memory can be made to Alzheimer's Association-Florida Gulf Coast Chapter 14010 Roosevelt Blvd Suite 709 Clearwater FL 33762.