Thomas J. Furlong
1952 — 2021
Thomas Joseph Furlong, 69, of Coralville, passed away peacefully at his home on October 30, 2021 from natural causes. Tom was born on February 6, 1952, in Dubuque, Iowa, the son of Arthur and Dorothy (Herrmann) Furlong. Tom graduated from Wahlert High School in 1970. He attended the University of Iowa, receiving his bachelor's degree in English and going on to become accepted into the Iowa Writer's Workshop before life intervened, causing him to pursue other endeavors. While studying at Iowa, Tom met his future wife, Devona Chun. The couple were married July 18, 1981 in Iowa City. Tom and Devona were best friends, leaning on and caring for each other over their 40 years together. Tom...