Thomas S. Mello, 68, a resident of Mansfield, died at Norwood Hospital Sunday, Nove. 18. Born and raised in Fall River, he was a graduate of Durfee High School. He was a resident of Mansfield for two years after living in Stoughton, Foxboro and Dracut for several years.
Mr. Mello worked in several divisions at Raytheon in Waltham, Norwood and Andover for over 25 years before retiring six years ago.
He was a member of IBEW Local 1505. He enjoyed harness racing, fishing and going to the beach. Mr. Mello is survived by his children, Neal and Thomas R. Mello, both of New York, and Janice Hom of California. He was the brother of Manuel, Silvano and William Mello, all of Fall River.
He is also survived by five grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Funeral prayers will be offered from the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St. (Rte. 27), Stoughton, Sunday at 4 p.m. Visiting hours prior from 2-4 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Thomas memory may be sent to the Jimmy Fund, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284. Directions and obituary at www.farleyfh.com. Farley Funeral Home 781-344-2676
Published in The Mansfield News from November 28 to December 5, 2012