Thomas E. O'Boyle
1956 — 2021
Thomas E. O'Boyle, 64, beloved husband, father, and merchant marine chief engineer, passed away January 31st, 2021 in the comfort of his Eaton, NH home, surrounded by the people who love him most in this world. Born in Portland, Maine on August 29th, 1956 to James N. and Theresa A. O'Boyle (Blake), Thomas (Tom) was the third of four children. After graduating from Cheverus High School (class of '74) and Maine Maritime Academy (class of '78), Tom immediately set sail, traveling the world for his job and eventually meeting the love of his life, fellow chief engineer Marilyn Bowen, aboard the USNS PFC Dewayne T. Williams. When they weren't out to sea, Tom and Marilyn were nearly inseparable...