Obituary: Thomas W. Dedrick
Published in The Boston Globe on March 4, 2015
DEDRICK, Thomas W. 60, of Sandwich, passed away at home with his family by his side on February 28, 2015. Beloved husband of Nancy (Coffey) Dedrick and devoted father of Evan and Tyler of Sandwich. Son of the late Francis and Rita Dedrick. Brother of Michael Dedrick and his wife Shirley of Medford, Carol Correia and her husband Eddie of Cambridge and Ellenmarie Donahue and her husband Kevin of Methuen. Brother-in-law of Karen Yunits and her husband Joseph of Plymouth, Edward Coffey and his wife Elaine of Revere, James Coffey and his wife Eve of Winchester, John Coffey of Norton and the late Robert Coffey. Also survived by his many nieces and nephews. Tom graduated from Matignon High School and Boston State College and worked for many years at National Grid.
There is nothing Tom enjoyed more than coaching his sons and being their biggest fans, they were his pride and joy. Some of his most cherished moments were spent with his family watching Saturday matinees, enjoying all types of sporting events and taking rides to the canal.
Funeral from Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home, Rte. 6A, SANDWICH, on Friday at 9:30 am followed by a funeral mass at the Corpus Christi Parish, Quaker Meetinghouse Rd., Sandwich at 10:30 am. Calling hours will be Thursday from 4 to 8. In lieu of flowers donations in Tom’s memory may be made to Compassionate Care ALS, PO Box 1052, West Falmouth, MA 02574.