Thomas J. Meehan, Jr.

Mr. Thomas “Tom” Joseph Meehan, Jr. died unexpectedly on Friday October 9th, 2020 at Morton Hospital in Taunton MA at the age of 86. Thomas resided in Raynham MA, formerly of Natick and Needham MA. Born October 30, 1933 in Boston, MA son of Mary Keenan Meehan and Thomas Joseph Meehan. Tom grew up in Jamaica Plain, MA and attended Wentworth Institution. Tom was an active service member of the U.S. Army Co B 34th Engineer Fort Lewis WA 1956-58 and 847th Sig Co Fort Devens, MA 1961-1962. Tom worked for many years as a Mechanical Draughts person for Sylvania, Orion Research and The Raytheon Company. He married Mary O’Brien of Winthrop MA in June of 1967 and lived in Needham MA for over 25 years. Tom was a devout Catholic and an active and dedicated member of St. Patrick’s parish in Natick, MA. Tom could often be seen around his neighborhood in Natick walking his beloved dog Sally Girl. Thomas is survived by his sisters, Ann Lally of Norfolk and Alice Riley of Arlington, daughter Lauren and spouse Michael DiMascio of Mansfield MA, daughter Tammi Meehan of Fairhaven MA, grandson Devon DiMascio and many nephews and nieces. A memorial service is postponed due to public health concerns. Please send donations to The family would like to thank the caregivers and staff at All American Assisted Living in Raynham MA for their efforts and dedication to his care as well as all first responders, hospital staff and healthcare workers who risk their lives during this public health crisis.


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