Thomas Leonidas Cloward, 62


Thomas Leonidas Cloward, 62, passed away peacefully at his home on June 29, 2015; surrounded by his loving family

Thomas was the devoted husband to Meghan Laura O’Connor Cloward to whom he shared 16 wonderful years; and the father of three beloved children, Isabella (13), Bradyn (11) and Greigh (7).

He will be remembered by his sister, Betsy Rouhart her husband Georges of Southborough and their children; a sister in law, Karen Crounse of Mattapan; mother in law, Marilyn O’Connor of West Brookfield; 2 sisters in law, Caitlin O’Connor and her husband Samuel Barkoskie, of North Brookfield, Heather O’Connor of Georgia; brother in law, Thomas O’Connor and Megan of Brookline; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Thomas was predeceased by his parents, Davis and Irene (Parmitter) Cloward; and a brother, Christopher Cloward.

He was born in Norwood, MA; and had lived in the Brookfield’s over ten years. He was an honorably discharged U.S. Army Veteran, serving in the 118th Medical Unit. He began his career at the end of the Vietnam Era and was concluded service to his country in 2005 with the war in Iraq. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and his Ford Mustang. His family and country meant everything to him.

The family will receive friends from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM, on Sunday (July 5th) in the Pillsbury Funeral Home, 3 West Brookfield Rd., (Route 9) Brookfield.

All are invited to attend a funeral home service at 2:00PM on Monday (July 6th). Private burial.

In lieu of flowers please remember Thomas with a memorial contribution to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O.Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.

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