Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

July 19, 2012

Thomas McNamara, 25

Kennebunk, Maine — Thomas Fergus “Tommy” McNamara, 25, of New York City and Kennebunk, formerly of Winchester and Andover, MA, died Thursday, July 5, 2012 in Kennebunk following a tragic accident. He was born in Falls Church, VA, a son of Thomas Michael and Ann Maureen (O’Connor) McNamara. Growing up in Massachusetts, he graduated from Winchester High School.

He studied film acting, and graduated from the New York Film Academy, and the Cardigan Mountain School.

Tommy was a film actor in New York City, and a member of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA).

An accomplished athlete, he enjoyed golf, football, lacrosse, and hockey.

He was predeceased by his paternal grandfather, Paul McNamara of Andover, MA; and his maternal grandparents, Donald and Gwen O’Connor of Dover-Foxcroft, ME.

Tommy is survived by his parents, Thomas and Ann McNamara of Kennebunk; two brothers, Connor G. and Gavin D. McNamara of Winchester, MA; his paternal grandmother, Alice McNamara of Andover, MA; his loving girlfriend, Maria Fernanda Chaves of San Jose, Costa Rica; many aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends.

ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours were held on Sunday, July 8, 2012 at Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer Street, Kennebunk. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Monday, July 9, 2012 at Holy Spirit Parish/St. Martha’s Church, Portland Road, Kennebunk. In lieu of flowers, the family encourages memorial donations in Tommy’s memory to: St. Ann’s Home, 100A Haverhill Street, Methuen, MA 01844; or to the charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements are in care of Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer Street, Kennebunk, ME.