Thomas S. Cuddy, II
SHERBORN: Thomas S. Cuddy II, 91, died unexpectedly at his home on Sunday, December 24, 2017. Thomas was born in Boston on October 24, 1926, the son of the late Dr. Thomas S. Cuddy and Gertrude (Reymershoffer) Cuddy.
He was the beloved and devoted husband for 64 years of Helen (Dahlgren) Cuddy of Sherborn. He leaves his sisters Elizabeth Burn of South Hadley and Janet Buckbee of Pound Ridge, NY; his niece Ginger Burn and her husband Dr. Ray Hubbe of Pelham, MA; his nephew Jeffrey Burn and friend Mary Flannery of New York, NY and his nephew Hunter Buckbee of Pound Ridge, NY.
Tom spent his formative years in Natick and was a graduate of the Rivers School in Weston. He attended Norwich University in Vermont and Northeastern University in Boston. He proudly served his country during World War II as a PFC with the United States Army.
An accomplished motor vehicle mechanic, for over 30 years he was the proprietor of Motor In Automotive of Natick. He retired in the early 1990s.
From childhood, Tom was interested in airplanes and aviation. He became an active member of the aviation history community, with a vast knowledge of history and events that he shared willingly and unsparingly. A noted aviation photographer, he created a large collection of photos of historical aircraft, some of which were published in articles and books.
Tom was an avid gardener and a long-term member of the Cactus and Succulent Society of MA. Tom and Helen created beautiful gardens surrounding their home, enjoyed throughout the seasons by family and friends. He will be fondly remembered as a kind, humorous and friendly gentleman.
A private ceremony celebrating his life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, his family kindly suggests making a donation to your preferred charity.
Arrangements entrusted to the care of the John C. Bryant Funeral Home of Wayland. For condolences please visit www.johncbryantfuneralhome.com