Thomas A. Banks, Jr.
1943 ∼ 2019
Thomas A. Banks Jr., age 75 died peacefully on Feb. 27th after a short illness while surrounded by his family.
Tom grew up in Quincy and was a graduate of Quincy High School, Class of 1963. He served in the National Guard from 1965 to 1970. Tom and Elizabeth were married in May of 1966. They settled in Whitman before moving to Bridgewater 35 years ago. Tom worked for many years as a manager for Johnson & Johnson, retiring at age 50. Tom and Liz loved traveling and being with their family. Tom had a great sense of humor and was always trying to put a smile on your face. He was an enthusiastic golfer who traveled to Myrtle Beach twice a year with his best friend Bob or being with his friends at the Polish or Vet’s Club. He enjoyed cards, a cold beer, hunting, singing and dancing to James Brown songs. Tom was a longtime member of the Raynham Athletic Club and was proud of having the same workout instructor for 30 years.
Tom was the devoted and funny husband of Elizabeth (Sullivan) Banks of Bridgewater and was loving “Uncle Tom” of Jean M. Sullivan of Bridgewater, Monica A. Sullivan of Plymouth, Stephen R. Sullivan and his wife Joleen of MO, Daniel W. Sullivan Taunton, the late Timothy Sullivan and his wife Jane Mulvana of Quincy, Lee Ann Tata of East Bridgewater, and Lynn MacDonald of East Bridgewater. Also survived by many loving great nieces and nephews, cousins and many many friends.
All are cordially invited to the Prophett-Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home on Mon. March 4th at 12 Noon for a funeral procession.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 103 Center St. Bridgewater MA at 1:00pm. Burial will be held at Mt. Prospect Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sun. March 3rd from 2-5pm at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or click here.