In memory of
Thomas Robert Cunningham
Thomas Robert Cunningham, 70, of Niantic, CT, passed away peacefully on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 at his home in Niantic, CT. He was born Jan. 28, 1946, in Hartford, CT to Robert and Margaret Cunningham. He grew up in Elmwood, CT and was a graduate of Marianapolis Prep School in Thompson, CT. He spent a good part of his life as a carpenter, and enjoyed his life doing carpentry work on Nantucket for ten years. He also enjoyed spending several years living on the coast of Oregon. He was a loyal fan of the Boston Red Sox and was an old-time movie buff. He is survived by his sister Jean Cunningham Peoples and her husband Paul Peoples of Niantic, CT; his brother Daniel R. Cunningham and his wife Marcie Cunningham of Niantic, CT; his nieces Leah O'Connor and her husband Matt O'Connor of Old Saybrook, CT; Mary Elizabeth Day and her husband Raymond Day of Niantic, CT; Sarah Cunningham of Niantic, CT; Laurie Green and her husband Thomas Green of Niantic, CT; his nephews Robert W. Cunningham of Niantic, CT and Ryan Leonard of Rocky Hill, CT. His grandnephews are Grant O'Connor, and Jack Green; grandniece is Alyssa Green of Niantic, CT. A Mass of Christina Burial will be celebrated on Saturday January 28, 2017 at 11 O'clock at St. Agnes Church 22 Haigh Avenue Niantic. Interment will be in St. Mary Cemetery New Britain at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Tom's memory may be made to St. Agnes Church, 22 Haigh Ave., Niantic, CT 06357.www.neilanfuneralhome
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