Thomas W. Taylor, age 86, passed away at home on Friday, October 1, 2021. Tom was raised and educated in Brookline. He graduated Brookline High School in 1952 where he excelled in playing football. He served in the Army during the Korean War and then worked as a Boston Police officer for many years until his retirement in 1976.
Tom was a true adventurer who never wasted an opportunity to travel, especially if he could fly his Cessna to whatever destination he was heading. Among other places he enjoyed many trips to Costa Rica, Ireland, and Florida.
Tom is the loving brother of Elizabeth Tamborella and her late husband Michael of Weymouth, Walter Taylor and his wife Delores of CA, and the late Mary Fagan. Tom is also survived by countless nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to the visitation for Tom on Friday, October 8, 2021 from 9-10:30am in the C. C. Shepherd Funeral Home located at 134 Pleasant St. (Columbian Sq.) Weymouth, MA. A Funeral Mass will be held in St. Francis Xavier Church, Weymouth at 11am immediately following the visitation. Burial will follow in Walnut Hill Cemetery in Brookline. Donations may be made in memory of Tom to the charity of your choice.