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Obituary: Thomas Matthew Devine, 1936-2014, Winooski 

Published September 17, 2014 at 4:00 a.m.

Thomas Matthew Devine
  • Thomas Matthew Devine

Winooski, VT – Thomas M. Devine died on September 14, 2014. Tom was born on December 29, 1936 in Springfield , MA, the son of Thomas and Eleanor (Maroney) Devine.

Mr. Devine was a career educator, having taught at Hinesburg High School, CVUHS, and at St. Michael’s College.

He is survived by a sister, Susan (Devine) Rachele, of Springfield, MA, sisters-in-law Carol Devine of Cleaver, MO and Judy Devine of Enfield, CT. He also leaves a long-time friend, Pierre Matteau of Longueuil, Quebec; a niece Allison and husband, Larry Bayles, and grandnephew, Brendan Bayles, and grandniece, Zooey Bayles, of Pittsfield, MA; a nephew, Thomas Rachele, and wife Jennifer, and grandnephew, Alexander, and grandniece, Grace, of Springfield, MA; a nephew Sean Devine, and wife, Cindy of Cleaver, MO; a nephew Brian Devine, and wife Yvonne, and grandnephew, Case, of Billings, MO; and a nephew, Blake Dickie, and wife Sarah of St. Louis, MO.

Mr. Devine was pre-deceased by his parents, Thomas and Eleanor Devine, and brothers, Ronald, John and Matthew Devine. At Mr. Devine’s request, there will be a private funeral at the convenience of the family in Massachusetts.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Winooski Senior Center, 123 Barlow Street, Winooski, VT 05404 or the Kathy Devost Scholarship Fund Champlain Valley Union High School, Hinesburg, VT 05461.

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