Thomas W. Quigley
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Haverhill, MA - Thomas W. Quigley of Haverhill, passed away peacefully at his home Oct 7, 2019.
He was born in Chelsea, Mass. on August 1, 1948, son of the late Wilmer and Beatrice (Forbes) Quigley. Thomas and his family lived in Amesbury, Mass. for over 30 years. After a long and successful career in the newspaper industry (including The Salem News) he retired from Fosters Daily Democrat. He was an avid golfer, hiker, chess player and a lifelong New England Patriots fan. A master carpenter and handyman, there was nothing he couldn't fix or help his friends and family build. He loved spending time with his family and will be remembered for his tireless dedication to those he cared for. He was promoted to Grandpa two years ago and spent the last years of his life being wonderful at the job.
Tom was loved and will be dearly missed by all who were blessed to know him. He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Marilyn (Marchessault) Quigley; two sons: Thomas S. Quigley and wife, Julie Quigley of Seabrook N.H., Christopher J. Quigley and wife Melissa St. Peter of Nashua, N.H. as well as the joy of his life, his grandson, Liam. Additionally, his cousin Maureen Burke, several nieces and nephews and a lifetime of best friends.
There will be a private family service held. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to The American Cancer Society.
Published on October 10, 2019


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Chris Q
Oct 16, 2019
If any of our friends and relatives would like to see it, I have a pretty comprehensive family history with a ton of photos of my dad up on I don't know if the guestbook will let me post links, but if you'd like access to it feel free to reach out to me. My email address is chris (at) quigley (dot) net. Thank you all so much for the comments.
Tom Quigley II
Oct 15, 2019
One could not have asked for a better father than the man who raised my brother and I. He was our protector, provider, and friend and every good quality we have today came from his and our mothers guidance. It was and always will be an honor to bear your name.
Michael Carnes
Oct 13, 2019
Tom was one of those people that seemed bigger than life. He was passionate in his relationships and could always be counted on for a laugh and a hand. He now joins his brothers in his next adventure. Rest in peace Tom.
Rod&Judy; Marchessault
Oct 11, 2019
Super great Brother in Law.Was more of a brother to me. I’ve known Tom for 58 years, worked with him in two different work places.
Always made Judy laugh and great family man.
He was very proud of his new grand son Liam,
and was a wonderful husband to my sister Lynn.
Rest In Peace Tom.
Trung Huynh 10/11/2019
Oct 11, 2019
Tom I miss your dad. He is a great father, husband and a great sense of humor and happy. I always remember every time I come to the house he always make feeling like part of the family. I will miss you Mr. Quigley and I love you.
Kathy Carnes Moriarty
Oct 11, 2019
When I saw Tommy's face It always made me smile. My memories of him are of him always being happy. Many memories of long ago at Ma's (nana Forbes) rest in peace my cousin. Beautiful memories when I think of you 💕
Barbara JAcobbe
Oct 11, 2019
so many memories over this awesome man ..His. smile warmed everyone who knew prayers are with you . remember Tommy is now.your angel love YoU
Karen Watts Petsch
Oct 10, 2019
Although Tom was only 6-7 yrs older than me, I recall being impressed by him when our parents Mae Forbes Watts, & Frank would visit Chelsea & Revere. So handsome, and stoic yet friendly to his younger cousins. Wishing the family peace and strength. God bless.🦋
Shawn k
Oct 10, 2019
Had lots of great memories with Tom especially our golf matches
Oct 10, 2019
My heartfelt sympathy goes out to Lynn, Chris and Tom and their families. I cannot say goodbye - can only say see you cuz!!
Chris Q
Oct 10, 2019
Love you, dad. Thank you for being a wonderful father and the best friend I've ever had.