Hector Tomás Obituary

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Hector M Tomás

September 30, 1930 - May 23, 2014
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Hector M. Tomas was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was an avid baseball enthusiast and historian. Born in Havana, Cuba on September 4, 1930, son of Salvador B. Tomas and Adelfa Miret Alvarez. He graduated from La Salle, Vedado in Havana in 1948. He opened his own accounting firm in Cuba with partner, Emilio Alvarez. He later attained an MBA from the University of Havana and joined the Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. accounting firm in Havana. As an employee of a U.S. based firm, Peat Marwick, in Cuba he became a member of the National Association of Accountants in New York in 1958. He immigrated to the...
Hector M. Tomas was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was an avid baseball enthusiast and historian. Born in Havana, Cuba on September 4, 1930, son of Salvador B. Tomas and Adelfa Miret Alvarez. He graduated from La Salle, Vedado in Havana in 1948. He opened his own accounting firm in Cuba with partner, Emilio Alvarez. He later attained an MBA from the University of Havana and joined the Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. accounting firm in Havana. As an employee of a U.S. based firm, Peat Marwick, in Cuba he became a member of the National Association of Accountants in New York in 1958. He immigrated to the United States in 1960. In 1961 he joined Sperry Univac Corporation. In November 1968, he was appointed Manager, Philadelphia Budgets and Cost. In June 1970 he was promoted to Location Controller for the Philadelphia division. In 1971 he was appointed to the position of Location Controller in Utica, NY. He was the Controller of Sperry Univac in Mexico City during the years 1973-1975. In July 1975 he became the Controller of the Federal Systems Division in Washington, DC. While holding this position, he completed a specialized executive management course offered by Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration. As Controller of the Federal Systems Division, he negotiated the largest military contract of the time ($526,694,970.00 known as the Libra Pro) with the United States Air Force. He retired from Sperry Univac in 1987 and moved to Boca Raton, Florida where he continued to do part-time financial consulting until 2013. He is survived by his wife, Ana E. Tomas; sister, Carmen Rosa Molina; daughter, Adriane Tomas Parish and husband Bill Parish, granddaughters Rachel Parish, Monica Parish, Samantha Parish; daughter Martha Tomas-Flynn and husband, Robert Flynn; grandson, Bernardo Navarro Tomas and wife Rachel Navarro and great-granddaughter, Lucia Navarro. He leaves a legacy of love of God, Country, Family and Friends. He will be missed by all who knew him.

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