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Thomas R. Clingan
  • Green Marlborough
    MRCC Community Foundation
    Marlborough, MA 01752

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“You put up a good fight my friend. Rest in Peace. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Colin Baker - Freeport, ME

“Rest in Peace Thomas my dear brother. ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Candice - Herndon, VA - Family

“Our thoughts and condolences go out to the Clingan family. We are truly sorry for your loss. ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Natick Visiting Nurse Association

“He always seemed to have a smile on his face. Tom was a genuinely GOOD person. ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Thomas Riley - East Falmouth, MA

“Tom was a delightful person. We shared long conversations about our families and our joys and sorrows. We partied with food and music. His laugh...Read More »
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Thomas R. Clingan, 56, of Marlborough, MA, died Sunday, March 20, 2016 at the Rose Monahan Hospice, Worcester, MA, following a lengthy illness.
Born in Marlborough, he was the son of the late Frederic J. Clingan, Jr. and Merle G. (Libby) Clingan and the husband of Kristen A. (Libby) Taylor Clingan of Marlborough.
A graduate of Falmouth High School, he enlisted in the US Navy in 1981and was schooled as a maintenance technician for infrared detection systems. He had been assigned to Brunswick Naval Air Station as well as Naval Air Station, S. Weymouth until his discharge.
He had been employed as a communication technician for Verizon for the past 15 years and was a member of Local 2222. His interests were many and varied. He enjoyed cooking, bird watching, visiting botanical gardens as well as attending concerts and participating at karaoke. He was also actively involved with Green Marlborough.
Besides his wife he is survived by his sister, Candice (Clingan) Bostwick of Herndon, VA, his nephews, Robert W. Bostwick of Seattle,WA and John C. Bostwick of Colorado Springs, CO, his aunt, Jeanne (Clingan) McGrath of St. Augustine, FL, his uncle, Robert J. Libby of Pepperell, MA, his granddaughter, Alexis J. Kenny of Spencer, MA and many cousins. He was also the brother of the late Cheryl Ann(Clingan) Coon who died in 1964.
Visiting hours will be held on Saturday, March 26, 2016 from 10:00-12:00 noon followed by a funeral service at 12:00 at the Slattery Funeral Home, Inc., 40 Pleasant St., Marlborough, MA.
Burial will be held at a later date at the National Cemetery, Bourne, MA.
Donations may be made to Green Marlborough, MRCC Community Foundation, 11 Florence St., Marlborough, MA 01752