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Thomas P. Murray


Thomas P. Murray

Thomas P. Murray

Family & friends are invited to visit with the family on Monday, August 4th, 2014 beginning at 9 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, followed by the funeral service in the funeral home at 11 a.m., for Thomas P. Murray, who died following a brief illness on Sunday, July 27th at Boston’s Beth-Israel Deaconess Medical Center, at 54 years.  Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.  Born & raised in North Reading, he was a 1978 alumnus of North Reading High School.  For the past 20 years, “Tommy” was working for the City of Everett, Department of Public Works & City Services, as a Licensed Heavy Equipment Operator.  During his tenure with the City of Everett, he also worked within the work force at Glenwood Cemetery as a laborer & heavy equipment operator.  His memberships include Local 25 of the International Union of Craftsmen & Laborers, & the Carmen A. Schiavo Mens Social Club of Everett.  Throughout his life, he was an avid sports fan, especially the Boston Red Sox.  His enthusiasm for sports events is legendary.  Tommy was also passionate about any “Autism” fundraising, & took part actively in marathons & walks.  He also was a volunteer for “My Brother’s Table” of Lynn.  He is the beloved husband of 26 years to Rosemary (Gaeta) Murray, & the devoted father to: Kathryn R. & Rachel C. Murray, both of Revere, & the late Matthew T. Murray.  He is the dear son of Paul V. Murray of Edisto Island, South Carolina, & the late Evelyn M. (D’Eon) Murray.  He is also the cherished brother of Joseph N. Murray of Edisto Island, SC, Margaret L. Murray of North Reading, Paula M. Frew of Methuen, Nelson J. Murray of Wilmington, his twin sister Rose McCann & her husband James of Manchester, NH, & the late James R. Murray.  He is also lovingly survived by many nieces & nephews.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the: Fund for Autistic Children, 22 Meeting House Hill Rd., West Newbury, MA 01985.


Visiting Hours

Monday, August 4th, 2014 from 9 – 10:45 a.m.

Funeral Service

Monday, August 4th, 2014 at 11 a.m. in the Funeral Home.


Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the: Fund for Autistic Children, 22 Meeting House Hill Rd., West Newbury, MA 01985.


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  1. Josephine and Jerrry DiPietro
    Aug 4 2014

    Dear Rosemary,
    Rachel, Kathryn and family, We are so sorry for your loss. With all of our sympathy, Josephine, Jerry and Christina

  2. Donna Lombardi
    Jul 30 2014

    Dear Rosemary, Kat, and Rachel,

    My deepest sympathy on the passing of Tommy, your beloved husband and dad. I have wonderful memories of him from the camping trip to Mohawk and other Gaeta-Coletta events. Tommy welcomed me and others warmly and was always great company. He was a wonderful person who’ll be deeply missed by many people. I hope your love and cherished memories will be a comfort to you. Love, Donna

  3. Jimmy & Cheryl Coletta
    Jul 29 2014

    Rosemary, Kathryn & Rachel & family, We are so sorry for your loss and sending prayers and peace to fill your hearts.
    With all our Sympathy, Jimmy & Cheryl

  4. Jeannie & Peter Giuffre and twin sons, Nick & Pete
    Jul 29 2014

    Dear Tom:
    God took you for a reason, to be an Angel in heaven. You’ve done your duties on earth but its sad to leave your loved ones behind.Now its time to carry you home. You’ve done so much for my boys they loved you more than an Uncle. You were admired by myself and Peter. Your a strong person and you will be missed so very much. You took a part of our hearts with you so you will also be in our hearts and in our prayers.
    Our hearts goes out to Rosemarie and your two beautiful daughters and Chance. Now you are with your son and all the people that you’ve helped in your lifetime. We will miss your smile and great sense of humor. You taught my boys more than anyone in their lifetime. Thanks so much for you friendship and sense of humor
    Your brought us laughter and taught us what to do for the kids.
    May you rest in Peace and God and his angels took a tornado in Revere yesterday because you are already protected in Gods arms.
    Love, The Giuffre’s

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