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December 16, 2020


Thomas F. "Tommy" Junta, a 6 year resident of Wilmington and a former and proud Townie of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Wednesday evening, December 16, 2020 at his home in Wilmington with his loving wife Mary Jane by his side following a courageous and unselfish battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 63 years of age.

Tommy was born in Somerville on November 20, 1957, the sixth born of 12 and son of the late Mary B. (Flaherty) Junta who Tommy was very devoted too and Samuel J. Junta. Tommy grew up in Charlestown where he was educated in the Boston Public School system and graduated from Charlestown High School in 1975. While growing up in Charlestown, Tommy enjoyed his days playing for the Townies Football Team for several years. He was a Truck Driver for several years and was a former member of Teamsters Union Local # 25. For the last 10 years, Tommy was able to envision his childhood again and was able to play in the dirt with big trucks as a Heavy Equipment Operator for Dagle Electric Company of Wilmington due the the longtime friendship of it's owners Jimmy and Maureen Dagle and their loyalty to Townies. Tommy was a member of I.B.E.W. ( International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union) Local # 104. He was a member of Bunker Hill Council # 62, Knights of Columbus of Charlestown.

Tommy is the loving husband of 5 years to Mary Jane (Dewey) Junta. He is the beloved father of Kendall Junta and the late Quinlan Junta. He is the beloved brother of Barbara Tracy and her husband Arthur, Mary Ellen Brown and her husband Richard, Ann Kelly and her husband Bernie, Michael Junta, Theresa Lawton, Paul Junta and his wife Sheila, Patrick Junta and his wife Caroline and the late James "Jamie" Junta. He is the lifelong best friend of the late retired Massachusetts State Police Sergeant Jackie O'Connor. He is the beloved son-in-law of Mary Dewey and the brother-in-law of Billy Dewey and the late Larry Dewey and Jackie Dewey. He is also survived by his many loving nieces, nephews and dedicated close friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Tommy's Funeral Mass on Saturday, January 2, 2021 at 11 A.M. in St. Francis De Sales Church, 313 Bunker Hill St. Charlestown. His burial is private. There are no funeral home visiting hours. (FACIAL COVERINGS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING ARE REQUIRED INSIDE CHURCH.)

Mary Jane would like to acknowledge the love, support and amazing care given to Tommy during his illness by Kate, Hannah, Tracey, Kim, Emily, Lunch Guy and all the many other health care professionals on Yawkey 8 at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center.

Also, Mary Jane would like to thank Rachael, Morrisa, Hillary and Bob from Care Dimensions Hospice who provided comfort to Tommy in his final weeks at home.

Kindly make a memorial donation in Tommy's name to help families of cancer patients at Mass. General Hospital to CARING FOR A CURE c/o Massachusetts General Hospital Development Office, 125 Nashua St. Boston, Mass. 02114 or

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Carr Funeral Services
220 Bunker Hill Street
Charlestown, MA 02129