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Obituary for Thomas J. Coughlin

Thomas J. Coughlin
Thomas Joseph Coughlin passed away suddenly on June 23, 2017 in Wakefield, Rhode Island surrounded by his family. He was 74.

Born in Boston, MA, he was the son of the late William Coughlin and Elizabeth Coughlin. Tom spent his youth in Brighton, MA and attended Boston College High School. He graduated from Northeastern University in 1965 and earned his MSEE from Northeastern University in 1967. Tom moved to Acton, MA in 1968 and spent most of his career at GenRad in Concord, MA and at GSI Lumonics in Billerica, MA. He loved to travel and his career provided him ample opportunity to do so. Tom touched the hearts of people all across the world. He will be remembered for his devotion and love to his family and friends.

Tom is survived by his children Elizabeth O’Neil, her husband Peter O’Neil, and their children Bryn, Coughlin, and William of Arlington, VA; Sean Coughlin, his wife Amy Coughlin, and their children Ian, Emily, and Joshua of Middlebury, CT; Christopher Coughlin, and his wife Jessica Coughlin, and their children Joseph and Matthew of Hamilton, MA; and Caroline Colonies, her husband Jason Colonies, and their children Georgia and Paige, of Narragansett, RI; and his brother, Paul Coughlin, of Hamilton, MA and his children and their families.

Relatives and friend are invited to visiting hours Wed. Jun 28th from 5:00-8:00pm at the Acton Funeral Home, 470 Massachusetts Ave, (Rt 111) Acton. The funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thurs. June 29th at 12:30pm in St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church, 89 Arlington St. Acton, with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, 104 Concord Rd, Acton Center. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions made to the American Heart Association, PO Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005, online at will be appreciated. Information and condolences, visit