Tom Jolls “Commander Tom”, Weatherman at Buffalo WKBW has Died

Tom Jolls Obituary, Death – The iconic Tom Jolls passed away recently, and it is with a heavy heart that the 7 News family shares the news with you. Mr. Jolls, who many will remember lovingly as Commander Tom, died away in a peaceful manner on Wednesday afternoon at Buffalo Hospice in Cheektowaga. He was surrounded by his family at the time of his passing. Tom has reached the age of 89. Tom, who was born and raised in Lockport, was a much-loved member of the 7 News Team at WKBW. He had been with the station for more than 30 years, beginning his career there in 1965.

Over the course of more than three decades, “Commander Tom” was a mainstay on Buffalo television. The iconic Tom Jolls passed away recently, and it is with a heavy heart that the 7 News family shares the news with you. Mr. Jolls, who many will remember lovingly as Commander Tom, died away in a peaceful manner on Wednesday afternoon at Buffalo Hospice in Cheektowaga. He was surrounded by his family at the time of his passing. Tom has reached the age of 89.

Mr. Jolls, who many will remember lovingly as Commander Tom, died away in a peaceful manner on Wednesday afternoon at Buffalo Hospice in Cheektowaga. He was surrounded by his family at the time of his passing. Tom has reached the age of 89. Tom, who was born and raised in Lockport, was a much-loved member of the 7 News Team at WKBW. He had been with the station for more than 30 years, beginning his career there in 1965. Tom, along with veteran news anchor Irv Weinstein and sports anchor Rick Azar, was a nighttime mainstay on 7 Eyewitness News. Mr. Jolls would often say the now-familiar phrase, “It’s 11 o’clock, do you know where your children are?” during those broadcasts. He left WKBW in 1999 and went into retirement.