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Thomas J. Finnegan


Thomas J. Finnegan

Thomas J. Finnegan

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, January 14th, from 4 to 8 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (route 107) Revere for Thomas J. Finnegan who died at the E.N. Rodgers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford on Saturday January 10th following a lengthy illness, he was 82 years old. A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Thursday, January 15th at 9 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St. at 10 a.m.. Born & raised in Revere, Tom attended Immaculate Conception Grammar School. He was an alumnus of Revere High School Class of 1951. After graduation Tom went to work for the Ford Motor Plant in Somerville, working on the “Assembly Line”. 1951 Tom joined the United States Army, serving his country proudly during the Korean Conflict. When Tom returned home from his duty, he went to work for United Airlines, for 18 years. On March 5th, 1957 Tom would marry Anna L. “Louise” Peters. The couple remained in Revere when they began their family, later moving to Chelsea raising their 6 children. Tom worked very hard and always dreamed of having his own business, so he began “Spencer Property Management” a business that he owned & operated for 51 years. Tom was also a life member of the Revere Lodge of Elks #1171. Through all of his achievements & success, there was nothing that he enjoyed more than being with his family. He is the devoted husband of Anna L. “Louise” (Peters) Finnegan of whom he shared 57 years of marriage. He is the loving father of Coleen A. Doss & her late husband James A. Doss of Louisville,KY , Marcelle M. McDonough, Jacqueline M. Finnegan both of Chelsea, Daniel G. Finnegan of Somerville, Sean T. Finnegan & his wife Aretuza & the late Thomas H. Finnegan. He is the cherished grandfather of Chrystal, Melanie, James, Asenath, Katie, John, Jasmine, Kenya, Desiree & Brianna. He is the adored great grand father of 12. He is the beloved brother of the late Mary MacDonald, Peggy DiBiase, Kathleen Mackay & Eileen Clifford. Also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grand nieces & grand nephews. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to: Alzheimer’s Association MA & NH Chapter, 480 Pleasant St. Watertown, MA 02472.


Visiting Hours

Wednesday, January 14th, from 4 to 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Thursday, January 15th at 10 a.m. in St Anthony of Padua Church (Revere)


Holy Cross Cemetery (Malden)

In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to: Alzheimer’s Association MA & NH Chapter, 480 Pleasant St. Watertown, MA 02472.

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  1. Debbie O'Rourke
    Jan 13 2015

    To the Finnegan Family, I am deeply sorry for your loss. He was was a truly wonderful man who will be sorely missed. God Bless you all.

  2. Joyce Mastascusa DiNuccio
    Jan 12 2015

    Hi Louise,
    Again I am so sorry for your loss.
    Unfortunately, I’m leaving for Florida at 6:00 the morning of the wake and will be unable to attend.
    I will tell Rosemarie, she will be there.
    Please know that you and your fammily will be in our prayers.

  3. Maria Arma
    Jan 11 2015

    I am so sorry for your loss.

  4. Jasmine McDonough
    Jan 11 2015

    I love you papa Tom, you will be very missed by all!

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