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Welcome to the memorial page for

Thomas J. O'Connell

May 20, 1961 ~ July 11, 2017 (age 56)

Thomas J. O’Connell, 56, of, 74 Newhall St., Lynn, beloved son of the late John J. and Jean M. (Collins) O’Connell passed away on July 11, 2017 at his home. Tom was born, raised, and educated in Lynn. He attended Lynn Classical High School, and worked for the City of Lynn for many years in the maintenance department. In his youth, Tom played Little League at Edmund’s Field in West Lynn, which was close to his River Street home. Tom was an avid reader and frequented the Lynn Public Library. He enjoyed reading about history, loved a good laugh, was kind to animals, and had a deep respect for people. Better still, he had a big heart, and a big smile, and cherished his Lynn roots. Tom will be missed by his family and friends, and his Newhall Street neighbors. He is survived by his sisters Ellen Christy, Karen O’Connell, both of Nahant, and his brother John M. O’Connell of Peabody. He also leaves his niece, Lauren Christy, of Nanticoke, PA, and many cousins, friends and kind neighbors, in particular Sylvia Rolle (Ma'am). Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral service in the Nadworny Funeral Home, 798 Western Avenue, Lynn, on Tuesday July 18 at 11:00 AM. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett. Visiting Hours from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM prior to service on Tuesday. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Tom’s memory or volunteer your time to My Brother’s Table, 98 Willow St. Lynn, MA. For guest book and directions please visit www.nadwornyfuneralhome.com 


Charitable donations may be made to:

My Brothers Table
98 Willow St., Lynn MA 01901
Tel: 1-781-595-3224
Web: http://mybrotherstable.org



 Service Information

Visiting Hours
Tuesday
July 18, 2017

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Nadworny Funeral Home & Cremation Service
798 Western Ave.
Lynn, MA 01905

Funeral Service
Tuesday
July 18, 2017

11:00 AM
Nadworny Funeral Home & Cremation Service
798 Western Ave.
Lynn, MA 01905

Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
July 18, 2017

Wood Lawn cemetery
302 Elm St.
Everett, MA 02149


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