W. Thomas (Tom) Hindle II

We have been informed that our classmate, Tom Hindle, passed away at age 76 on July 14, 2013. His longtime companion, Deenie Burgess, relates that he had been enduring cardiac issues for several years and was also severely afflicted with COPD recently. He is sadly missed.

His obituary read in part: “William Thomas Hindle, II, 76, died Sunday, July 14, 2013, at Clinton Hospital. Tom was born in New Bedford, MA, on June 25, 1937, a son of the late Winston Russell and Eleanor (Potter) Hindle. He was a graduate of Deerfield Academy, in Deerfield, MA, and he also graduated from Northeastern University in 1966, with a BA, in Business Management. Tom taught Social Studies, at a private School in Deerfield. Tom also worked for the US Postal Service, as a LSM Operator and Supervisor, in the Shrewsbury Office. His first love was music, and Jazz was his passion. He played drums and the piano. He was a very active member of the First Congregational Church of Westminster, serving on several committees. He was also active with the Yankee Street Fair.”


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