Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

May 1, 2014

Tom Curtin, 59


Andover — Tom Curtin, 59, of Andover, died unexpectedly, Monday April 23, 2014. He was born in Chicago, and raised in Andover. Tom was the son of Violet Curtin and Thomas H. Curtin (deceased), of Andover.

He attended St. Augustine’s School, Andover High, UMass Dartmouth, and Fort Lewis College in Colorado. He had been a longtime employee of Raytheon before moving on to other employment in the technology field.

Tom was an avid lifelong skier, enjoyed tennis, kayaking and spending time with his extended family and friends every summer at the family cottage on Lake Winnipesaukee. He had a great sense of humor, was kind, and was always a pleasure to be around. He will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his mother, Violet Curtin of Andover; his sister, Beth Bysheim and her husband, Jim, of Anchorage, Alaska; his brother, Mike Curtin and his wife, Allyson, and their children, Lara and John of Merrimac; his sister, Judy Curtin of Andover; his brother, Mark Curtin and his wife, Barbara and their children, Nick, Noah (deceased) and Sophie, of Andover; his brother, Robert Curtin and his wife, Kris, and their daughter, Liz, of Lakeville, Minn. Numerous cousins, aunts and uncles, scattered around the country, will also miss him.

ARRANGEMENTS: A funeral Mass was celebrated on Monday, April 28, 2014 at 10 a.m. at St. Augustine’s Church in Andover. Burial followed in West Parish Cemetery, Andover. Memorial contributions can be made to a charity of your choice in Tom’s name.

To leave condolences for the family, or for directions, please visit www.contefuneralhomes.com.