Thomas J. "Tommy" Pearson
December 10, 2016

Thomas J. "Tommy" Pearson, 65, of Pawtucket, died Saturday, December 10, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Janet (Pinckney) Pearson.  Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Elmer and Mary B. (Ethier) Pearson.

Tommy was employed by the State of Rhode Island Department of Environmental Services as a supervisor prior to his retirement. He was an avid Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots fan. 

He is survived by his daughters Melissa Carney and her husband John of Pawtucket and Jennifer Carney of Pawtucket; brothers Bobby Pearson and his wife Jeannine of Douglas, MA and David Pearson of North Providence; sisters Meg Brandt and her husband Tate of Lincoln and Jo-Ann Lyon and her husband Darryl of Cumberland; grandsons Michael Carney, Jr., Jordan Carney, Justin Carney and Matthew Carney, stepsons Michael and Kevin Walters of Virginia and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10:00 am in St. Teresa Church, Newport Ave., Pawtucket.  Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland. Calling hours are on Thursday from 4-7 pm. 

In lieu of flowers, donations in Tommy’s memory to The ALS Association Gift Processing Center, PO Box 6051, Albert Lea, MN 56007 would be appreciated.


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