Thomas J McBrideMarch 23, 1936 ~ February 3, 2017 (age 80)
Thomas J. McBride, of Braintree and Marco Island, FL, passed away peacefully February 3, 2017 surrounded by his loving family at the age of 80. Born in Boston, Tom was raised and educated in Dorchester and graduated from Cathedral High School and Northeastern University. He worked for the Eastern Refractories Company for over 50 years. Tom played minor league baseball in the Boston Braves organization and enjoyed running, especially in the Falmouth Road Race. He loved his Irish Ancestry, its music and dancing. Tom was also an avid golfer, and was a member at Thorny Lea and Braintree Municipal Golf Course.
Beloved husband of Jean (Kelleher) McBride. Loving father of David McBride and his wife Annette of Norfolk and Susan McBride of Braintree. Devoted brother of Robert McBride and his wife Eleanor of Quincy, Neil McBride and his wife Ann Marie of Weymouth, Richard McBride and his wife Rosemary of Hingham, and Anne Hilton of Weymouth. Also survived by his grandchildren, Michael and Caroline, and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral from McMaster Funeral Home, 86 Franklin St., Braintree on Thursday, February 9th at 9:45am followed by a funeral mass at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Braintree at 10:30am. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Wednesday, February 8th from 4-8pm. Interment at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Randolph. Late US Army Veteran. In lieu of flowers, donations in Tom’s memory can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105 or via shop.stjude.org; or to the American Cancer Society, Attn: Relay For Life of Greater Plymouth, 1324 Belmont St., Ste. 204, Brockton, MA 02301 or via www.relayforlife.org/grtplymouthma Dads Team. For online guestbook and directions, please visit us at our website, www.thehurleyfuneralhomes.com.