Thomas W. Hobbs, Jr., 69

Thomas W. Hobbs, Jr., 69

LYNN — Thomas William Hobbs, Jr., a life-long resident of Lynn, passed away in his home on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at the age of 69.  Born in Lynn on January 1, 1949, he was the son of the late Thomas W. Hobbs, Sr. and Marie (Harrington) Hobbs. Tom was raised and educated in Lynn and was a graduate of Lynn English High School.  He worked for many years for GE in Lynn as a tool crib attendant in the manufacturing division. Tom also served as union steward while working at GE. In his younger days, Tom was an avid golfer and enjoyed playing both Gannon Golf Course as well as Kelly Greens Golf Course.  Later on, Tom was more reserved but was a big sports fan; especially boxing and the all the Boston teams. Tom enjoyed simple things like relaxing on the couch or taking in his granddaughter’s sporting events.

Tom leaves his son, Thomas W. Hobbs, III of Lynn, his former spouse, Barbara L. Hobbs of Lynn, his 3 granddaughters; Faith-Ann, Victoria, and Lillyann Hobbs, all of Lynn, and his sister, Susan Hobbs of Lynn.  Tom was the loving father of the late Erin Hobbs who passed in 2001. His brother, Steven Hobbs, also precedes him in death. Tom was also a friend of Bill W.

Service information: Visiting Hours will be held in the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St. Lynn on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 from 4 to 8 p.m.  All other services will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Tom’s memory may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142 Memphis, TN 38148-0142.  For directions or to sign the online guestbook, please visit: www.cuffemcginn.com.

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