Thomas “Tom” Richard Arri, Sr. of St. Peters, Missouri (formerly of Eureka/ Pacific) passed away July 23, 2021 at the age of 89. He was born July 16, 1932 in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Clemente Arri, originally of Asti, Italy, and Caroline Zadra of St. Louis.
Tom is survived by sons, Matthew (Shelley) Arri of Columbia and Steven (Linda) Arri of Bridgeton; his granddaughter, Jennifer Skyles (Dallas) of Ocala, Florida; his grandson, Bryan (Taylor) of Kansas City as well as a host of other extended family, relatives, and friends.
Tom was preceded in death by his parents, siblings, first wife, Rose Marie Drake; his oldest son, Tom Arri II; his grandson, Joshua Arri; his second wife, Melba Oberle; and his third wife, Kathleen Larkin.
Tom loved his family and life! Life was a party, and he was ready to enjoy it! He loved God, traveling, swimming, good food, socializing, making new friends, and reading,
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. at Kutis Funeral Home (10151 Gravois, Affton) on Sunday, July 25. Funeral mass is Monday, July 26 at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church (Webster Groves) with burial following at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery.