Thomas Joseph Moore Jr.


Thomas J. Moore Jr. died on Feb. 22, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. Tommy was born in Newton on July 12, 1945, to Constance Marie (Mullaly) Moore and Thomas Joseph Moore Sr.

Tommy spent most of his youth in Hyannis and his teenage years on Martha’s Vineyard, and graduated from Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School with the class of 1963. He loved sailing the waters around the Island. Tommy studied at St. Anselm’s College for two years following high school.

Tommy served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam and Germany. He enlisted in the Army on Oct. 24, 1966, and received the Army Commendation Medal for “performance of exceptionally meritorious service in support of the United States objectives in the Republic of Vietnam during the period of June 22, 1968, to May 13, 1969.” Tommy served in Germany from May 24, 1972, to May 14, 1975.

Tommy drove with Boston Cab for a number of years before retiring to Tampa, Fla. He loved giving tours of Boston and spending time with wonderful friends in Provincetown.

Tommy was predeceased by his mother Constance, father Thomas, sisters Pamela M. (Moore) Murray and Brenda (Malmgren) Woodruff. He is survived by brothers William F. Moore and his wife Marybeth (Kelley) of Centerville, Robert M. Moore and his wife Sharilyn Geistfeld of Martha’s Vineyard, Richard Malmgren and his wife Maureen (Gardner) of Centerville, Sonja (Malmgren) Lauro and her husband Tony of Randolph, Jennifer (Moore) Macho and her husband Jerry of Virginia Beach, Va., Moira (Moore) Cabral and her husband Neil of Marstons Mills, and brother-in-law James Murray of Denver, Colo. Tommy is also survived by eight nieces and four nephews.

Tommy’s memorial service will take place on Friday, July 22, at the National Cemetery in Bourne at 11 am. Tommy’s friends are invited to join his family at the National Cemetery.