Thomas B. Timcoe, age 66

of Quincy

Thomas B. Timcoe, age 66

Quincy, Thomas B. Timcoe, age 66, of Quincy, formerly of South Boston, died peacefully, Friday, November 8, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.

Thomas was born and raised in South Boston, to the late Willard and Mary (Harrington) Timcoe and had lived in Quincy for fifty-one years.

Tom was employed as a printer all his life, working for Bradford Publishing, the Patriot Ledger, Quincy Medical Center, Signal Graphics, and currently Hub Pen in Braintree. He had previously worked for the Boston Red Sox and was co-owner of E & T Ceramics & Printing in Quincy.

Tom was a fifty-year member of Post 380 Sons of the American Legion, serving as a National Vice Commander and Past Commander and held many other positions within the Massachusetts detachment.

He served as an usher at Holy Trinity Parish at Most Blessed Sacrament Church and was a member of the Holy Name Society. Active in community affairs, Tom was past president of the Houghs Neck Community Council, supporting all of their many activities and also served as the editor of the Houghs Neck Bulletin. He was a former recipient of the Good Neighbor Award.

He loved sailing and was a lifetime member of the Quincy Yacht Club.

Tom loved Houghs Neck, the ocean, lighthouses, trains, and his two cats, Callie and Bandit.

Beloved husband for forty-three years of Eileen B. (Darrow) Timcoe.

One of nine siblings, he was the devoted brother of Marianne McCormack and her husband Thomas of Quincy, Deborah Favorito of Weymouth, James Timcoe of Florida, Judith Morris and her husband Thomas, Charles Timcoe, all of Quincy, Michael Timcoe and his wife Karyn of Marshfield, and was pre-deceased by Thelma Powers and John Timcoe.

Dear son-in-law of Veva Darrow of Quincy and brother-in-law of Veva Johnson of Pembroke.

Tom is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral from the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, Friday, November 15th at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass in Holy Trinity Parish at Most Blessed Sacrament Church, 1015 Sea Street, Quincy at 10 o’clock. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours at the funeral home Thursday 3 – 7 p.m. Interment private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Tom’s memory may be made to the Houghs Neck Community Council Scholarship Fund, c/o David DiBona, 45 Turner Street, Quincy, MA 02169 or Freedom Service Dogs of America, 7193 S Dillon Court, Englewood, CO 80112.


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  • Condolences to the family. I will always remember Tom as a happy person, always smiling and willing to help.
    Well Done, good and faithful servant.

  • To the family and friends of Tom and Eileen,

    I’m sorry to hear of Tom’s passing. He was a kind and gentle soul who loved serving his community. Houghs Neck won’t be the same without him.


    Joe Murphy

  • He was such a wonderful man and such a loss to our community. My deepest sympathies to Eileen, Veva and his entire family. With our deepest sympathies- Kathleen Nugent and Seamus Quinn

  • You will be missed! Rest in peace Uncle Tom!!! Thank you for always being there for my mother. She adored you!

  • Tom was the sweetest and kindest person I have ever worked with. He will be deeply missed by all of us at Hub. I pray for peace and comfort for his family in this troubling time 🙁

  • Sorry for your loss, my prayers are with you and your family. I will remember all the times we had in school and the ceramic shop. He loved you and made working at E&T fun. Take care

  • Tom was a nice and funny guy, he will be missed dearly at Hub. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.


  • I sat next to Tom for a couple of years here at Hub. He was the sweetest, most endearing man with the most beautiful smile. Full of great stories and always so supportive as a friend. He will be dearly missed. Hoping his family and friends find comfort in knowing how much we all loved Tom here at Hub.

  • I am sorry to hear of Tom’s passing. I will always remember having fun with him at the company Red Sox games. He is one of the kindest people I have ever met. Rest peacefully.

  • My deepest condolences to the family. Tom was well loved at Hub Pen and a pleasure to work with. I started every day with an email from Tom with his cheerful morning update. He was always respectful and humble. We miss him. God bless.

  • Tom was a good friend. We served a lot together in The Sons Of The American Legion in the 80’s my condolence to the family and prayers for comfort

  • I was shocked to read of Tom’s passing. Such a loving and wonderful person who loved Eileen and his family and friends. He always had a smile and loved Houghs Neck. May he Rest In Peace.

  • My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. The Neck will never be the same without you.

  • Eileen and family, just hear about the passin of Tom. He will be missed. Pleas accept out sincer condolences

  • My thoughts and prayers are with Tom’s family, know that Tom was a huge part of the Hub Pen family and he will be missed by all of us and all of the lives he genuinely touched
    Christa Ferguson

  • Eileen, my sincere condolences to you and your family during this sad time .

  • I’m so sorry
    My 🙏to the family

  • Sorry can not even express the shock and sadness we are feeling at the loss of Tom. He always had a smile on his face and a kind word. With a sad heart we want to send our love , thoughts and prayers to his family . Eileen, please accept our condolence sand know we are always here for you

  • Sending condolences to Eileen and Marianne McCormack as well as the entire family. RIP

  • Sorry to hear the passing of Tom,my prayers and thoughts are with you out all. He waa great guy and will be missed. Maureens mccormack.

  • Vega and family. I am so very sorry about the loss of Tom. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Eileen, I am so sorry to hear of Toms’ passing. You must be lost. He was a kind, generous person who will be greatly missed.

  • Although I have only known Tom a few years since my involvement with The Holy Name Society, he definitely touchesd me as a very genuine guy I considered a friend .

    God bless him, he’l be missed

  • Dear Marianne and family,
    Please accept my deepest sympathy in the loss of your brother Tom.
    I will keep him and all of you in my prayers,

    Semper Fi, Millie Cox

  • Tom was such a nice caring person. He was certainly a people kind of guy. He will be missed so much. Will miss kidding with him on his way out at the end of his day. He had some real funny stories. May all find peace and comfort in all the memories. I’m sure there are a lot of them. God Bless the entire family.

  • I’m so very sorry Eileen! I’m just sitting for the first time reading the stack of newspapers that have been accumulating since my own Tommy was buried last Monday! I haven’t been in touch this year as I haven’t had ceramics since bed last Christmas due to my three back surgeries. I am sorry for not staying in touch anyway, and I am sending you my thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult time also. I’m still numb and wishing it was a bad dream. As you know I thought the world of your husband and will miss his joking around!! I promise I will be in touch soon my friend. May God bless you and your family.