Thomas R. LaFleur, 80, died unexpectedly on Saturday, February 19, 2022 at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. He was the husband of 26 years of Linda J. (Skayhan) LaFleur. Born in Boston, he was raised and educated in South Boston and was a graduate of Gate of Heaven High School in South Boston. Tom was a proud Veteran of the US Marine Corps. As a young man, he began his career in banking at Shawmut Bank and later spent many years working for US Trust in Boston, which later became Citizens Bank. He retired after over 40 years of loyal service. Tom was a skilled woodworker who took tremendous pride in the cradles he made for his grandchildren. He was a dedicated member of the Randolph Elks. He was a gifted pool player who also enjoyed a good game of darts and belonged to pool and dart leagues in the area for several years. Tom was a longtime fan of the New England Patriots and Tom Brady. He was a dedicated Granpa and loved having grandkid sleepovers and challenging them to a spirited game of Risk. Above all, he loved spending time with his family.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children; Suzanne Jolley and her husband Eric of Stoughton, Christopher W. LaFleur and his wife Barbara of Hull, Kerri Faria and her husband Ryan of Bridgewater, Gregory T. LaFleur (Randolph FD) and his wife Christine of Raynham, Sherry Madden and her husband Patrick of Falmouth and Jill Staaf of Easton. He was the brother of Frances Cole of Randolph and the late Joseph LaFleur, Robert "Buddy" LaFleur, David LaFleur, Gerard LaFleur and Mary Pothier. He was the grandfather of 20, great grandfather of 3 and was awaiting the birth of his fourth great grandchild. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be held from the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St. (Rt. 27) Stoughton on Thursday, February 24 at 11:30 AM followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Michael's Church, Avon at 1 PM. Visiting Hours Wednesday from 4-8 PM. Donations in Tom's memory may be made to Clear Path for Veterans, 84 Antietam St., Devens, MA 01434.