Thomas Ianelli died peacefully after a heroic battle with liver and bone cancer. Thomas retired from the NYC Fire Department, and also served in the NYPD, before transferring to the Fire Department. Tom was a champion chess player, an exceptional card player, an avid cook and a marathon walker, clocking over 118,000 miles in the last 30 plus years. Tom is survived by his older brother Nicholas and wife Gina, and younger sister Kathryn and husband Peter. Thomas has an extended family including cousins, nephews and nieces, and many close friends.