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Tom Kavanaugh


Thomas S. Kavanaugh, 66, of Portland, loving husband of Kathleen (Schultz)

Kavanaugh of 45 years, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2015 after a short

battle with pancreatic cancer.

He leaves behind 2 children:

daughter, Alison and husband, Joseph Dillon of Portland; and son, John and

wife, Tracy Kavanaugh of East Hartford.

He also leaves 3 grandchildren: Abigail Dillon, Michael Dillon, and Katelyn


He was the brother to Ann Kavanaugh of Florida and predeceased by parents,

John W. and Anna (Synnott) Kavanaugh.

Additionally, numerous extended family members will feel the loss of his

loving presence.

A lifelong Portland resident, Tom was part of the first graduating class of

Xavier High School in 1967. He received his bachelors from CCSU and his

MBA from R.P.I.

He spent his career at Pratt & Whitney, was an active member of Trinity

Church in Portland, and a past member of both the Portland Exchange Club

and the Portland Library Board of Directors.

Tom was a kind, loving family man and a devoted husband, father, and Poppy.

He had a passion for camping, fishing, and the outdoors.

His unique sense of humor brought smiles to all who knew him.

He will be greatly missed.


Born: January 23, 1949

Died: November 15, 2015