John C. Tamboli
...DHL courier, formerly of Everett; 47
TEWKSBURY - John C. Tamboli, age 47, a well known and beloved resident of Tewksbury for the past 16 years, died Saturday afternoon, February 19, at his home, surrounded by his friends and family, following a courageous year long battle with cancer. He was the beloved husband of Jeanine M. (Withrow) Tamboli, with whom he had celebrated a 22nd wedding anniversary this past May 20th.
He was born in Everett on November 27, 1963, one of six children of Lorenzo and Victoria (Visconti) Tamboli, who reside in Everett. He graduated from Pope John XXIII High School in Everett as a member of the "Class of 1981."
He worked as a driver for the Airborne Express/DHL company and was a member of the Teamsters Local 25 in Charlestown.
John and his family were active members in the Tewksbury community as well as St. William's Parish community, and he was a member of the Fr. Coppen's Council 4336, Knights of Columbus in Tewksbury. Through his health issues, his numerous friends formed a group known as "Team Tamboli". He will be remembered for his devotion and deep love for his immediate and extended family and circle of friends, some of which are known as the Traveling Party.
Besides his beloved wife and parents, he is survived by a daughter, Christina Marie Tamboli, a son, William L. "Billy" Tamboli, both of Tewksbury; five siblings and their spouses, Vincent and Denise Tamboli of FL, Rosemary and Lino Petrangelo of Revere, Victoria "Tori" and Brian McCarthy, Andrea and John Lynch, and Lisa Tamboli, all of Everett; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Richard and Carole (Reardon) Withrow of Tewksbury; his sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Gary and Marie-Elena Withrow of FL, Richard and Karen Withrow, Robert and Jeannine Withrow, and Jennifer Withrow all of Winthrop; many loving and beloved nieces, nephews, uncles, and cousins.
His Funeral Mass was celebrated Wednesday, Feb. 23, in St. William's Church, Tewksbury. Burial followed in St. Mary Cemetery, No. Tewksbury. Memorials to the St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN, 38105-1942, www.stjude.org/tribute, will be appreciated.