Thomas M. Goodwin, Jr.

1949 ∼ 2017

Thomas M. Goodwin Jr of Centerville MA passed away June 8, 2017 in his home.  He was the son of Thomas Goodwin and the late Claire Goodwin. 

Thomas graduated from Burlington High School and then joined the United States Air Force in 1969.  He was a Vietnam War Veteran.  He worked as a F-15 jet mechanic and retired after over 30 years of service from Otis Air National Guard Base in 2000. 

He enjoyed his grandchildren, landscaping and Harley Davidson Motorcycles.  He could be heard on many occasions calling local radio talk shows.  He had many friends and especially loved spending time with Tom and Jake. 

He was the husband of the late Karol Goodwin for 22 years.  He was a brother to Colleen Pessa and her husband Ron Pessa, the late Karen Howell and her husband Ken Howell, the late William Goodwin and the late Ronald Goodwin.  He leaves behind his daughter Kathy Bird, son in-law Travis Bird, grandchildren Megan and Jeremy, his son Thomas Goodwin III and nieces nephews.

All are invited to attend funeral services on June 23, 2017 at 2:15 at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne.  Please join the family at the Osterville Veterans Association following the service.

Veteran of the air-force

Graveside Service

Friday, June 23, 2017 | 2:15 PM

Massachusetts National Cemetery
Address & Directions

Burial/Interment

Friday, June 23, 2017

Massachusetts National Cemetery
Address & Directions

Thomas M. Goodwin, Jr.

1949 ∼ 2017

Do you need help in writing your guestbook entry?

Try writing about one of these topics:

  • What characteristic did you love most about the person
  • What was your relationship with him/her
  • Do you have a tasteful story about him/her that exemplifies the qualities of the person
  • What one word would you use to describe the person
  • When was the first time you met him/her
  • Did you share in a special event with him/her

Did you know, this guestbook entry will be printed and given to the family as a cherished keepsake. Your words will be held closely by the family and their gratitude for the time spent writing will be boundless.