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Obituary: Thomas A. Carrigg, 65

Apr 11, 2017 04:31PM ● By Theresa Gilman

Thomas A. Carrigg

DRACUT: Thomas A. Carrigg, 65, Dracut MA, passed away suddenly in his home Sunday April 2, 2017. 

Tom was born and raised in Lowell, son of the late Augustine Carrigg and Esther D Allen (Carrigg). Tom was predeceased by his first son Padraic. 

Tom is survived by his two beloved sons Kearny Carrigg of Northborough (and wife Shannon) and Tom Carrigg of Natick; along with his cherished grandson Michael; Tom is also survived by his three sisters; Patricia (Carrigg) Barron of North Tewksbury, Nancy Carrigg (Niejadlik) of Centerville, MA, and Kathleen Carrigg of Westminster, CO along with many nieces and nephews. 

He attended Sacred Heart elementary, graduated Lowell High School class of 1969, and later earned a Bachelor of Arts with honors from U-Mass Lowell as a member of the international sociology honor society. 

Tom explored many careers including years worked at the Bedford VA hospital and, more recently, Assistant director and Residence Manager for adults with disabilities at Till Inc. 

He had a passion for expanding his knowledge and a love of literature. 
Tom loved his Boston sports teams, particularly the New England Patriots. Whether it was football season or not he was sure to update you on the status of "our team". 

Second only to his family, Tom loved the City of Lowell.

Donations may be made in his honor to the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Lowell. 657 Middlesex St, Lowell, MA 01851. 

Arrangements entrusted to Farmer & Dee Funeral Home, Tewksbury.
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