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Thomas J Kosakowski

Thomas J. “Tom” Kosakowski, 80, of Templeton, died peacefully Sunday, May 19, 2019 in The Highlands of Fitchburg, following a long illness.

            Born in Gardner on April 10, 1939, he was the son of the late John J. and Beverly (Raymond) Kosakowski.  Tom attended the former Templeton High School, and later received his GED. He was a mechanic who owned and operated Village Carriage Shop of Templeton for 22 years, retiring in 2004. He was previously employed by Simplex Time Recorder of Gardner and J & J Products of Templeton.

            Tom was a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church of Gardner.

            He was a car enthusiast who loved old cars, hot rods and motorcycles; and he loved attending car shows.  Tom also treasured spending time with his family. He was a member of North County Street Rods and was past President of the Snowbound Club of Winchendon.

            He leaves his wife of 62 years, Edith R. (Andrews) Kosakowski of Templeton;  son, Steven Kosakowski and his wife Brenda of Ashburnham; daughters, Laurie Fisher and her husband Paul of Phillipston, Karen Drouin and her husband Alan of Templeton, Janice Schade and her husband Kollin of Duluth, MN and Paula Giordano and her husband Frank of Saugerties, NY; twin sister, Patricia Daigle of Winchendon; half-brother, William Rich of Gardner; half-sister, Joanne Wheeler of Templeton; 10 grandchildren, Corey Fisher, Cassie Watson, Jason Burdett, Shannon Lupaczyk, Jordyn Deloge, Thomas Kosakowski, Arianna Kosakowski, Zachary Schade, Jeffrey Schade and Savanna Lapierriere; 11 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Tom was predeceased by his half-sister, Jean Morse and by his brother-in-law, Patrick Daigle. 

            Funeral Services will be held Saturday, June 1st at 10:00 a.m. in St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 79 Cross Street, Gardner. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Templeton.

            Calling hours will be held Friday, May 31st from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner.

            Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 79 Cross Street, Gardner, MA 01440. Please reference in memory of Thomas Kosakowski.

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Brenda Lashua and Rick Griffith (NCSR) May 25 2019 12:00 AM

Deepest sympathy to learn of Tom's passing. Enjoyed riding with you and Tom in the Memorial Day Parade. Our thoughts and prayers will be going out to you and the family.

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David & Jody Corey May 23 2019 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy to you and your family.So sorry for the loss of your husband.My thoughts are with you at this sad time
Sincerely Donna Chalifoux

Donna Chalifoux May 22 2019 12:00 AM

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