Thomas L. Dion, 67, died peacefully on February 2, 2018 at the Rose Monahan Hospice House, Worcester, following a brief illness. He was born in Whitinsville, a son of the late Lucien and Frances (Haley) Dion.
Tom graduated from Northbridge High School and Worcester Boys Trade School, where he studied welding. He worked as a laser technician for Candela Laser Corporation in Wayland. Previously worked for Alden Electronics and as a campus police officer for Worcester State College. He also was a talented auto mechanic and welder. Tom enjoyed travelling with his wife and friends, visiting many different areas of country. He loved cooking, camping and canoeing, navigating the many of the rivers of New England as well as in Alaska, enjoyed photography and reading as well as studying astronomy and science. Tom could often be found on the links of Wachusett Country Club, where he participated in several leagues, as well as pitch leagues at the Harold N. Keith American Legion Post.
Tom will be lovingly missed by his beloved wife of 33 years, Barbara (Lusignan) Dion; his two brothers, Daniel Dion and his wife, Pauline of Flushing, NY and John Dion and his wife, Cheryl of Sutton; his sister, Kathy Dion of Clinton; as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predecesed by his brother, Michael Dion.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend Tom’s Life Celebration visitation on Thursday, February 8th, from 4-7 p.m. at FAY BROTHERS Funeral Home, 1 West Boylston St., West Boylston, with a prayer service held at 7 p.m. To share a memory, please sign the guestbook on this page