1944 Thomas 2016

Thomas William Gosson

October 6, 1944 — February 8, 2016





Thomas William Gosson, Sr, 71, of Boxboro, Massachusetts, son of Helen Violet (Nyman) Gosson of Maynard, Ma. and Thomas William Gosson Sr. of Digby, Nova Scotia, died unexpectedly on Monday, February 8th.  He leaves behind his loving wife of 41 years, Weslynn Davis (Charter) Gosson.  He is also survived by his daughter Wanda Gosson of Florida, his three son’s Wesley Phillip Wilson and his wife Denise of Kentucky, Gary Charter Wilson and his wife Jody of Littleton, Ma, and Thomas William Gosson, Jr, and his wife Gina of Leominster, Ma., his sister Judith Elaine Alexander, 74, of Harvard Ma. and Edward Michael Gosson, 63, of Lunenburg, Ma. His surviving family also includes 12 Grandchildren and 10 Great Grandchildren.


Tom was an honorably discharged U.S. Army Military Police Officer serving his country from 1968-1970.  His military awards include a commendation from President Richard Nixon. His occupations included entrepreneur, machinist, and Oil Heating Technician. As a retiree, he continued to work as a driver of children with special needs for C.A.S.E. Transportation. 


Described by many that knew him as a man of great integrity, hard-working, dependable, with a wonderful sense of humor and contagious laugh. Throughout his life, he thoroughly enjoyed camping, fishing, and hiking with his family. He was a sports enthusiast and became an avid golfer the latter half of his life. On any given weekend he could be found on the golf course with his boys, fishing with his brother, enjoying dinner with his sister, or playing a card game with his beloved wife and family.

A private memorial party will be held to honor his life.


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