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“Tom was such a good man, always caring. I recalled how much I enjoyed working with him at St. Anne's on the Men's group breakfasts - one of the best...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Ken Haduch - Littleton, MA

“I am so sorry for your great loss. May the God who "binds up the brokenhearted" and "comforts all who mourn" sustain your family during this...Read More »
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“My sincere condolences to the entire family. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with your husband/ Dad's spirit. Mary, wish I could be...Read More »
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“My thoughts and prayers are with you in these difficult times, Aunt Kathy, and I am thinking of you. Miss and love you,Arianna ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Arianna

“Sending my love and good wishes your way. My greatest sympathy to you, Mary. I will surely miss Uncle Tom, especially our wrapping paper fights.Love...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Arianna Stone

“Our hearts are saddened by your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Daniel & Denise Lys - Lowell, MA

“Mary, my thoughts and prayers are you you and your family. I am so sorry for your loss.Jeannie Perrault ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Jeannie Perrault - Methuen, MA

“Thank you for your service Rest in peace ”
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Thomas Francis Coughlin,74, of Littleton died of cancer on  June 28  at home surrounded by his family. He was born in Newton, MA on May 19, 1942 son of the late Robert and Isabel (McManus) Coughlin. Tom's early years were spent in Wellesley, Stoneham, Brunswick ME and Weymouth. After graduating from Weymouth High School he began work for HP Hood. Tom later worked for the Polaroid Company from 1965 – 1996. He joined the Army National Guard in June  of 1964.   Tom  met his wife to be, Kathryn (Mahaney) Coughlin in 1964 and they were married in 1967 at St. Paul's Church in Wellesley.  They made their home in Chelmsford and then moved to Littleton in 1971.  Tom was a member of St. Anne Parish where he was a lector, a member of the Holy Name Society and a member of the Saint Vincent de Paul Society.


Tom put his friends and family first but there were no limits to his generosity.


Tom is survived by Kathryn his wife of 48 years and his children Kathryn Coughlin of Hinesburg, VT and Mary and her husband Steve DeSimone of Dracut. He is predeceased by his brother Robert Coughlin. He is also survived by his sisters Patricia and her husband Eugene Cataldo of Burlington and Alice and her husband Charles of  Fort Myers, FL and many nieces and nephews.


The family would like to thank everyone who loved and cared for Tom during his life.


Visiting hours will be held at the Badger Funeral Home,347 King Street,Littleton, MA on Thursday June 30, 2016  from 4 – 7 pm.  A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Anne’s Church, 75 King Street, Littleton on Friday at 9 am._In Lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his name to St. Anne Parish St. Vincent de Paul, 75 King Street, Littleton, MA 01460 or to a charity of your choice.