2010-05-27 / Obituaries


Thomas (Tom) F. Eddy of West Harwich, died on Monday, May 17, 2010, after a long illness. He was 81 years old, born on City Island, Bronx, NY, and a long time resident of Brewster, NY. Tom enjoyed 23-years of retirement after a successful 33-year career as a field engineer and manager at IBM. His retirement activities and pursuits involved long walks, neighborhood handyman, NY Giants football, and spending quality time with family and friends. He is and will continue to be missed by his family.

In addition to his wife of 53 years, Dorothy J. Eddy, he is survived by his five children: Thomas H. Eddy of New Rochelle, NY; John R. Eddy (Leslie) of Cos Cob, CT; Maureen Knapp (Paul) of Preble, NY; Timothy M. Eddy (Linda) of Salt Point, NY; and Trish Chiarello (Ron) of New Woodstock, NY. Tom also had six grandchildren: Casey Knapp, Blaise Knapp, Evan Knapp, Nicole Chiarello, Josie Chiarello, and Ava Eddy.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Saturday May 22 in St. Lawrence O’Toole Church in Brewster. Burial at St Lawrence Cemetery followed the Mass.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Alzheimer’s Services of Cape Cod & the Islands, Inc. 712 Main Street, Hyannis, MA 02601, www.alzcapecod.org.

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