Thomas Averill Muir
of N. Chelmsford
N. CHELMSFORD, MA -- Mr. Thomas A. Muir, 74, of N. Chelmsford, MA, died Wednesday, December 19, 2012, at his home surrounded by his family.
He was married to Mrs. Louise M. (Standley) Muir with whom he celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on July 22, 2012.
Tom was the son of the late Gilbert and Muriel Muir. He was a graduate of Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School with the class of 1956. He was a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in 1966 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education. He received a Master's in Education from Boston State College.
He served with the U.S. Army.
He was employed as a Physical Education teacher at the North Intermediate School in Wilmington, MA and retired in 2003. He also worked for himself as a building contractor.
Tom was an avid New England Patriots fan. He enjoyed coaching his daughter's hockey team. Tom loved spending time with his cherished grandchildren.
Besides his wife, Louise, he is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, John and Kristen Muir of N. Chelmsford; his two daughters, Kristin and her husband, Paul Fattaruso of Pleasantville, NY, and Beth Muir of S. Boston, MA and her fiancé, Colin Watters of Ireland; his three grandchildren, Tate and Antonia Muir, and Max Fattaruso, his brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Diane Muir of Spencer, MA; and his two nieces, Lisa Sargent and Paula Casey and their families.
MUIR -- Thomas Averill Muir, 74, of N. Chelmsford, MA, died December 19, 2012. Visiting hours Fri. 3 to 7 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held Sat. at 11 A.M. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD, MA. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Chelmsford. Memorials may be made in his name to the Greater Lowell VNA Hospice, 336 Central St., Lowell, MA 01852. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com
Published in Lowell Sun on Dec. 20, 2012