Thomas W. Garland
Beloved and devoted husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather; father-in-law, brother-in-law, uncle;
Thomas W. Garland, 85, of Pelham, New Hampshire, passed peacefully into eternity Tuesday, August 25, 2020. It was his 85th birthday.
He was the loving husband for over 65 years of Clementina M. (Mancini) Garland, who survives him.
Born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, August 25, 1935, a son of the late Raymond Garland and the late Mary (Coakley) Garland, he received his education in the Lawrence school system.
Prior to his retirement, Tom was a supervisor and worked for over 40 years at Raytheon Corporation in Andover and was a member of the Patriot Missile team.
Among his many interests and talents, Tom loved to learn and enjoyed writing, drawing, painting and, as a young man, acting as a member of the Garrett Players Theatre Group, but his deepest enjoyment came from spending time with his family.
A man of deep faith, he loved his Lord and his family and was an active member of the New England Bible Church in Andover, MA.
Besides his wife, Tom is survived by two daughters Audrey M. Archambault and her husband Ralph of Pelham and Andrea L. Lemay and her husband Russ of Raymond, NH; six grandchildren Sarah A. Wessel and her husband Scott, Jared T. Lemay, Jesse N. Lemay, Joshua R. Lemay, Jon M. Lemay and Josiah W. Lemay; four great-grandchildren Hannah, Brady, Mallory and Landry; and several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Celebration of Life Service which will be held at the New England Bible Church, 60 Chandler Road, Andover, MA on Saturday, September 12, 2020, at one o’clock. Due to COVID regulations, those desiring to attend will need to sign up at: https://reopen.church/r/zL4v7ySg. E-condolences at www.pelhamfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to Hillsdale College.
Arrangements by the PELHAM FUNERAL HOME – PELHAM, NH - (603) 635-3333.
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