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October 29, 2012

Thomas M. Sherwood, Jr.

Exeter, N.H. — Thomas “Tom” M. Sherwood Jr., 52, died October 27, 2012 at his home after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born July 27, 1960 in Amesbury, MA.

Tom grew up in Amesbury, MA., and was a graduate of Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School in Haverhill, MA. He moved to New Hampshire in 1980 and resided in Exeter for the past 14 years.

Tom was a hard worker, often holding down many jobs at a time, usually in the construction field. For the last 15 years he worked for Ebacher plumbing & Heating of Amesbury, MA. Prior to that, he worked for Pudgy’s Lawn Service of Amesbury, MA.

Tom loved the outdoors and camping. He was always helping others and will be remembered for his huge heart and his kindness.

He is survived by his mother Alice Foley and her husband Richard of S. Hampton, NH; and his father, Thomas Sherwood and wife Phyllis of Exeter, N.H.; two brothers, Dana of S. Hampton, N.H. and David and wife Vicky of Merrimac; seven sisters, Roberta Scharch and husband Frank of Amesbury, Cindi Kirwin and husband John of S. Hampton, N.H., Tina Gibbons and husband Scott of Amesbury, Nina Short of Amesbury, Joan Sherwood of Peabody, Dianne Sherwood of Manchester, N.H., and Mary Thistlewood of Amesbury; nieces and nephews, Kyla and Logan Sherwood, Amy and Lisa Smith, Jamie, John Jr. and Cam Kirwin, Amanda and Courtney Gibbons, Barry Short Jr., Ricky Robichau, and Jessica Thistlewood; two great- nieces:. Makenna McNeil & Ava O’Farrell. He will be greatly missed by his companion, Wanda Gray of Exeter, NH and many friends.

ARRANGEMENTS: There will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be held on Friday, November 2, 2012 at 5 p.m. at Brewitt Funeral Home, 14 Pine St., Exeter, N.H.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Lung Association of the Northeast, 460 Totten Pond Rd., Suite 400, Waltham, MA. 02451, please write Thomas M. Sherwood Jr. in the memo line of your check.

For more information please visit www.brewittfuneralhome.com

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