Saturday, August 9, 2008

Farewell To A Much Loved Rotarian And Friend!

This has been a sad week for the Merrimack Valley Rotary. We lost one of our charter members and .a former president Tom Waterworth. Tom was very instrumental to the development and growth We will miss him and never forget him....Below is his Obituary. Rest in peace Tom!
DRACUT Thomas L. Waterworth Jr., 69, of Dracut, died Wednesday, August 6, 2008, at Brigham and Women’s Hospital after a brief illness. He was the widower of the late Patricia (Moran) Waterworth who died June 19, 2007.A son of Catherine (Pulsifer) Waterworth and the late Thomas L. Waterworth Sr., he was born September 6, 1938 in Lowell, and was educated in the local Catholic schools. Mr. Waterworth served for seven years with the Army National Guard. He married Patricia and made his home in Dracut for the past forty seven years. He was an active communicant of Ste Marguerite d'Youville Parish, where he was a member of the St. Vincent dePaul Society and had served on the finance committee.A past President of the Merrimack Valley Rotary Club, he was also a Paul Harris Fellow, and was a member of the Knights of Columbus for the past forty three years, and most recently was an honorary member.Mr. Waterworth worked for Millen Industries for over thirty years, traveling extensively throughout the Country as a sales manager for Waste Management. He enjoyed traveling, fishing and being with his family.His survivors include his mother, Mrs Catherine J. (Pulsifer) Waterworth of Lowell, his four children, Patricia M. Morasse and her husband, Fred, of Lowell, Martha A. and her husband Kevin Sharpe of Hudson, NH, Thomas Waterworth III of Lowell, and Christopher Waterworth and his wife, Maureen, of Dracut; six grandchildren, Joseph Morasse of Nashua, Patrick Morasse of Lowell, Julie Morasse of Lowell, Jessica Haynes of Dracut, Casey Haynes of Litchfield, and McKayla Sharp of Hudson; his Godson, Fr. James Loughran; his sisters, Ann Loughran and her husband, James, of Lowell, and Mary Erickson and her husband, Wayne, of Westford; brothers, John Waterworth and his wife, Claire, of Dracut, and Edward Waterworth and his wife, Denise, of Dracut; his very dear friend, Diane Poirier of Pelham, NH as well as his good friend, Bill W.; and many many nieces and nephews.YOU ARE INVITED TO HIS CALLING HOURS 4 UNTIL 8 P.M. ON FRIDAY. ON SATURDAY, HIS FUNERAL WILL BEGIN AT 9 A.M. AT THE MCDONOUGH FUNERAL HOME, 14 HIGHLAND STREET, LOWELL (978 OR 800) 458-6816. HIS FUNERAL MASS WILL BE OFFERED AT STE. MARGUERITE D’YOUVILLE PARISH AT 10 A.M.. BURIAL IN ST. MARY CEMETERY. MEMORIALS IN HIS NAME TO ST. MARGUERITE D'YOUVILLE PARISH SVDP, 1340 LAKEVIEW AVE, DRACUT MA 01826. E-CONDOLENCE SITE WWW.MCDONOUGHFUNERALHOME.COM

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