Thomas N. Loser
Thomas N. Loser, 93, passed away on Monday at Attleboro Rehabilitation Center, Langhorne, PA.
Born in Plainfield, NJ, Mr. Loser was raised in Trenton.
He graduated from Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT in 1942.
He served in the US Navy from 1942 to 1946 during which period he became commanding officer of the Navy's principal training school for communications officers.
His entire business career was in the field of industrial chemicals. In 1953, with George J. Wyrough, he co-founded Wyrough & Loser, Inc. In 1968, he became sole owner and remained as president until the company, and its subsidiary - Nassau Chemical Co. - were sold in 1987. Wyrough & Loser, Inc. was an acknowledged world leader in specialty rubber chemicals. Mr. Loser held several related patents.
He was a past chairman of the Philadelphia Rubber Group, a regional technical organization. In 1983, he was elected chairman of the Rubber Division of the American Chemical Society. The Division was then the world's largest organization devoted to rubber chemistry and technology with over 5,000 members in some 40 countries.
Mr. Loser was a life member and past director of the Trenton Country Club. He was a long-time member and past president of the Trenton Club where he was an enthusiastic squash and bridge player.
He was a founding member of the Trenton Jaycees, an Elder in the Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville and a trustee of the New Jersey Economic Education Council. He served many years as a director of the Trenton Savings Bank. He was a strong supporter of the Greater Trenton Symphony Orchestra which he served as a vice-president. Following his retirement, he and his wife became associated with Lawrence Township Meals on Wheels.
Son of the late Dr. Paul Loser and Clara Kee Loser, Mr. Loser is survived by his wife, Carol Kuser Loser; a daughter, Mrs. Todd D. Johnston and her husband, of Skillman; two grandsons, Timothy and Christopher Johnston, and a brother, Dr. Paul Loser of Newtown, PA.
Private burial will be under the direction of M. William Murphy Funeral Home, 935 Parkway Ave., Ewing, NJ. There will be no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Mary Medical Center, 1201 Langhorne-Newtown Rd., Langhorne, PA 19047.
Posted on 28 Oct 2014 by MFH