Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home Obituaries

Thomas T. Tansey, 73, on January 19, 2022

ATTLEBORO -           Thomas T. Tansey, 73, of Attleboro passed away Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro.  He was husband of the late Eleanor (Baptista) Tansey.

Born July 4, 1948 in Pawtucket, RI, he was a son of the late John, Sr. and Mary (Pope) Tansey.

Tom grew up in Seekonk and was a graduate of Seekonk High School.  He lived in Rehoboth for several years and has been a resident of Attleboro for over 50 years.

He worked as a press operator at Doranco in Attleboro Falls and later Mansfield for many years.

Tom was a Vietnam Veteran of the United States Air Force.

He enjoyed watching the Patriots and the Red Sox and loved his Chihuahua, Buddy and late Chihuahua Taco who were his babies.

He is survived by his two daughters, Melissa A. Tansey of Danville, CT and Kimberly A. Harnois and husband Michael of Attleboro;

Five step children: Priscilla A. Terrien and husband Philip of Seekonk, Brenda Valverde and husband Victor of Plainville, Gordon L. Hines, Jr. of Taunton, William J. Hines of Middleboro and Kevin P. Hines and wife Lisa of Lakeville;

A brother, John J. Tansey, Jr. of Seekonk;

11 grandchildren: Joseph, Mikayla, Renee, Ashley, Melissa, Meagan, Kalonie, Courtney, Ricky, Joshua and Hunter;

And 8 great-grandchildren: Mikey, Layla, Matthew, Autumn, Matthew, Nora, Noah and Connor.

Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, January 25 from 4-8 p.m. at Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Attleboro.  A graveside service with veteran’s honors will be held on Wednesday, January 26 at 2 p.m. at the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.