Deacon Thomas W. Marchant of Wakefield, formerly of Everett, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, July 10,
2022 at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was 90 years old.
Born in Brighton, Tom lived in Everett for many years before settling in Wakefield these last few years.
He worked as an insurance adjusted prior to retirement. On May 22, 1976 Thomas was ordained in the first class as a Permanent Deacon with the Archdiocese of Boston. He was the son of the late Thomas T.J. and Marie (Boudreau) Marchant. Beloved husband of Beatrice M. (Cassie) for over 69 years. Dear and devoted father of Thomas L. and his wife, Donna of Wakefield, Diane Grenham and her husband James of Wakefield, Michele Marchant Taylor and her husband, Daniel of Wakefield, Michael and his wife, Susan of Chelmsford, Joseph and his wife, Cindy of Everett and Paul and his wife, Christine of Everett. Brother of Phyllis Drinkwater of Andover and the late Mary Mangene. Loving Papa of Jenna, Alyssa, Matthew, Ryan, Kristen, Samantha, Emily, Michael, Robert, Jacob, Sebastian, Charlotte and the late Danielle and Kevin and great-Papa of Timothy, Avery, Jack, Nolan, Ella, Cameron, Aedan, Isabella, Gianna and Kora. Deacon Thomas will lie in repose in his beloved and devoted parish, St. Anthony Church, 38 Oakes St. Everett, Thursday, July 14 from 4-8 p.m. His concelebrated funeral Mass will be on Friday, July 15 at 2 p.m. A private family burial will take place on Saturday. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Deacon Tom’s memory to St. Anthony Church would be sincerely appreciated. Late U.S. Army Veteran serving honorably during the Korean Conflict. Arrangements by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett 617.387.3120