PEPPERELL -- Thomas Edward Lusk,Jr. 82, died Saturday, April 24, 2010 at Pleasant View Retirement Home in Concord NH.
He was born in Cambridge MA, July 2,1927 and was the son of the late Thomas E. and Marion (Marvin) Lusk Sr., he grew up in Burlington, MA. In 1944 - 1945 he served in the United States Navy during WWII on the 424 Niblack Destroyer.
For most of his professional career (over 40 years) he worked for Raytheon Co. in Bedford, MA where he was a draftsman and worked on such projects as the Patriot Missile System. He retired from Raytheon in 1992. He moved from Burlington to Pepperell in 1982, where he continued to reside with his wife Dorothy after his retirement.
He was a member of Grace Baptist Church of Pepperell MA where he served as an elder for many years, and retired from that position in the fall of 2009.
He was also father of the late Ruth Elizabeth Silva, who died in March, 2001.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Dorothy (Simond) Lusk of Pepperell and his six children Philip T. Lusk of Gloucester MA, Peter E. Lusk of Fitchburg MA, Nanci J. Reney of Litchfield NH, Jonathan D. Lusk of Brandon MS, Miriam E. Thebeau of Templeton MA, and Martha J. Flournoy of Concord NH as well as many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and one great-great- grandchild.
LUSK -- of Pepperell April 24, 2010 Thomas Edward Lusk Jr., 82, died Saturday, at the Pleasant View Retirement Home in Concord NH. A Funeral service will be held at Grace Baptist Church, 42 River Rd., Pepperell, MA at 11 A.M. Thursday, April 29, 2010.Visiting Hrs. Wed 6-8 P.M. at the Hamilton-McGAFFIGAN Funeral Home 37 Main St. (Rte 113) Pepperell MA. In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to Pepperell Christian Academy, 42 River Road, Pepperell, MA 01463 please see www.mcgaffiganfuneral.com