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Thomas D. McElroy
  • In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Thomas' memory to the Thomas D. McElroy Jr. Scholarship Fund at Boston College

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“Very sorry I did not learn of Coach McElroy's passing until today. Have fond memories of Coach McElroy hitting hard grounders to us in infield...Read More »
1 of 25 | Posted by: Dan Rice - Cohasset, MA

“We just heard of Tom's death. We have great memories of all the baseball games we enjoyed together. So sorry for your loss, Regina. ”
2 of 25 | Posted by: Dick and Cathy Haley

“I just learned of Toms' passing today (21 April). I wish I could have paid my respects personally at his wake. My deepest condolences go out to the...Read More »
3 of 25 | Posted by: Dino Papetti - Westwood, MA

“Fr. Mac and family. We are so sorry for your loss. We miss you and are praying for you every day and every night. We love you. Annette Shepherd...Read More »
4 of 25 | Posted by: Annette Shepherd - Bunnell, FL

“I had the pleasure of working with Regina and Tom (and the boys) on numerous golf tournaments honoring their late son. Through my relationship with...Read More »
5 of 25 | Posted by: JoAnn Parks - Mansfield, MA

“My dear Regina, I am devastated to hear of Tom's passing, please accept my condolences for your loss. Though many years have passed since I was in...Read More »
6 of 25 | Posted by: Susan Lakin - Oxfordshire England

7 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

“Tom and I shared a great relationship, through basketball. We played together in a Boston tournament less than a year ago....and, he played great as...Read More »
8 of 25 | Posted by: Neil MacNevin - Hampton, NH

“Words cannot describe how sad I was when I heard of Tom's passing. He was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather. He was truly a boss that...Read More »
9 of 25 | Posted by: Carol Cristello

“So very sorry to hear of Tom's passing. I have many happy memories of your friendship with my parents. You all shared happy times together. I'm...Read More »
10 of 25 | Posted by: MaryBeth McDermott - Cary, NC

“O Most Gentle Heart of Jesus, ever present in the Blessed Sacrament, ever consumed with burning love for the poor captive souls in Purgatory, have...Read More »
11 of 25 | Posted by: JFC BC '52 - Hyannis, MA

“'S FTH MO BHUARTHAIt is the reason of my sorrow that I'm forbidden to visit the lonely glen where my loved one is. I'd find butter and cream there...Read More »
12 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

“I met Tom in 1978 at Raytheon. Have always considered myself lucky to have known him, worked with him, and counted him as a friend. He was an...Read More »
13 of 25 | Posted by: Janet Jurista - Lowell, MA

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14 of 25 | Posted by: Sheila Sartell

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15 of 25 | Posted by: Sheila Sartell

“So sorry to hear of Tom passing. Tom was a great guy and a good friend! He had a special way about him especially with people. He made everyone feel...Read More »
16 of 25 | Posted by: Bill & Sheila Sartell - Billerica, MA

“Mike, Colleen and I are very sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad. He was a classic. I fondly remember the golf tournaments and seeing your...Read More »
17 of 25 | Posted by: John Dias - North Andover, MA

“My sincere condolences to Tom's Family. Though I only knew Tom for a few years, you would had thought it had been a lifetime. I'll miss the...Read More »
18 of 25 | Posted by: Richard Cummings Jr - Brockton, MA

“He was greatest coach a guy could have, and an even better person. God bless him and his loving family. ”
19 of 25 | Posted by: Joe Stapleton - Easton, MA

“Sorry to hear about your Dad passing Jack. SF ”
20 of 25 | Posted by: Matt Stork Jaeger - Northbrook, IL

“My deepest condolences to Regina and the McElroy family. Tom's voice and compassion will be greatly missed by all of those who were fortunate enough...Read More »
21 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

“Regina, Mike, Billy, Fr. Jack, CharlieI join you in sorrow. Tom was an important, lifelong friend to countless people, especially to young people as...Read More »
22 of 25 | Posted by: Dan McElaney - Marco Island, FL

“To the McElroy Family, my sincere condolences for your loss. Coach McElroy was one of the classiest men I have ever met. He taught us all life long...Read More »
23 of 25 | Posted by: Dave Rice

“Rest in Peace, Mr. McElROY. A true gentleman and legendary baseball coach. Tom not only taught me how to pitch and many of us the game of baseball,...Read More »
24 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

“My heartfelt condolences to the McElroy clan. When I think of Tom, I think of his kindness and great sense of humor. ”
25 of 25 | Posted by: Jackie Finley - Quincy, MA

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McELROY – Thomas D., of Westwood, died March 28th, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Regina K. (McGee) McElroy for 58 years. Loving father of John F. of Virginia Beach, VA, Michael J. and his wife Tracey of Natick, William A. of Walpole and the late Thomas D. McElroy Jr. Devoted grandfather of John E. and Brendan T. McElroy. Brother of Rev. John W. McElroy of Palm Coast, FL and Charles A. McElroy of Brazil. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Holden, Dunn and Lawler Funeral Home, 55 High Rock St. (off Route 109) Westwood on Tuesday March 31st from 4-8pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday afternoon April 1st at 12:30pm in St. Denis Church, 157 Washington St., Westwood. Interment at New Westwood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Thomas' memory to the Thomas D. McElroy Jr. Scholarship Fund at Boston College. Thomas was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean Era.