Thomas "Tommy" Riley Markham
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Thomas Riley Markham, age 64, formerly of Woburn, MA passed away peacefully on August 24, 2022 after a brief illness. He was born February 17, 1958 in Woburn, MA, son of the late John A. Markham and Alice (Riley) Markham.
Tommy was a graduate of Woburn High School, Class of 1977. He worked in the food service industry starting at NE Rehab for over 20 years continuing his dedicated services in MA and NH. He was an avid sports fan of all NE teams. He looked forward to opening day of fishing especially at Lucas Pond. Tommy enjoyed attending live concerts especially Neil Young. He was a huge fan of The Wizard of OZ and two of his favorite sayings were "Common Sense" and "Be Safe". Tommy was an active member of the Sons of the American Legion at the Welch-Hurd Post 90 of Raymond. Family meant everything as he leaves behind four twisted sisters, Mary Louise Markham of Maine, Anne C. (Markham) Foster of NJ, Kathleen Markham of NH, Joanne P. (Markham) Barry of MA and their spouses, Michael Ruggerio, William Malette, John M. Barry Jr., 4 loving nephews, John M. Barry III, godson, Douglas R. Foster, Patrick R. Foster, Michael J. Ruggerio Jr and many extended family.
In addition to his parents he was predeceased by a brother-in-law, William Foster.
Tommy was an organ donor. For a little guy he had a big heart.
Visiting hours will be held on Saturday, August 27, 2022 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Brewitt Funeral Home, Raymond, NH.
The memorial service will follow on Saturday, August 27, 2022 at 1:00 PM at the funeral home.
A Celebration of Life will follow the memorial service and will be held at the Hurd-Welch American Legion, 32 Harriman Hill Rd., Raymond, NH.
Burial at a later date will be at the Calvary Cemetery, Winchester, MA.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hurd-Welch American Legion, Raymond, NH or for the charity near and dear to his heart as he donated toys every year to Toys For Tots.
For more information, visit www.brewittfuneralhome.com