Thomas Prisco Obituary
Thomas M. Prisco photos Thomas M. Prisco photos

There are 65 photos in the gallery

Service Information

 
In Memory of

Thomas M. Prisco

February 9, 1943 - April 21, 2013
Obituary

Thomas M. Prisco, age 70, of Westport, formerly Bridgewater, died Sunday, April 21, 2013 at home after a long illness, surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of Mary T. (McCormack) Prisco with whom he celebrated 47 years of marriage on January 8. Father of the late Cheri Prisco and Cindi De Freitas and father-in-law of Robert "Bob" DeFreitas of Tiverton, RI , he is also the loving grandfather of Holden and Cherilyn DeFreitas. Additionally, he leaves his brothers, Louis M. "Mickey" Prisco and his wife Florence "Fussy" of Millbrook, NY, Michael A. Prisco and his wife Nancy of Hollywood, FL and his sister, Mary Prisco...
Thomas M. Prisco, age 70, of Westport, formerly Bridgewater, died Sunday, April 21, 2013 at home after a long illness, surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of Mary T. (McCormack) Prisco with whom he celebrated 47 years of marriage on January 8.

Father of the late Cheri Prisco and Cindi De Freitas and father-in-law of Robert "Bob" DeFreitas of Tiverton, RI , he is also the loving grandfather of Holden and Cherilyn DeFreitas.

Additionally, he leaves his brothers, Louis M. "Mickey" Prisco and his wife Florence "Fussy" of Millbrook, NY, Michael A. Prisco and his wife Nancy of Hollywood, FL and his sister, Mary Prisco Schoepf and her husband Donald of Woodstock, NY. He is also the brother of the late Caroline Prisco Marchetti and brother-in-law of the late Benjamin Marchetti of Kingston, NY.

Tom will also be missed by his best friend "Jack" Boden and much loved loyal companion "Buffy."

Tom was born in Brooklyn, NY, son of the late Michael A. and Mary (Fasone) Prisco. He graduated from Kingston High School in 1960, attended Rochester Institute of Technology, and served in the Army National Guard reserves for six years.

Tom travelled extensively during his 27 year career as a Director in the Retail Shoe Industry, moving from Regional Sales Manager with Thom McCann in Worcester to Director of Stores for the Stride Rite Corporation in Boston.

In later years, he continued his career as an Independent Certified Financial Planner and Stock Broker for American Express, Securities America and WRP Investments, retiring in 2008.

Tom and Mary enjoyed many wonderful vacations, especially in Aruba. They also traveled often to Mexico and Bermuda. Additional trips included California, Florida, Wyoming, Montana, Vancouver, Italy and Switzerland.

An avid sports enthusiast, he was a diehard fan of the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots. He enjoyed playing golf, racquetball and basketball. He was happiest when spending time with his family especially his grandchildren and his numerous friends.

Private cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at Cherry Place, 178 Winter Street, Fall River, MA.

"I just found out, my sincerest sympathy Mary. I have fond memories of Tom, meeting you both at Paradise Village, welcoming you in Vancouver and time spent..." Christa Caruk (West Vancouver, BC)

This Guest Book has 21 entries. View Complete Guest Book

More Obituaries

Boston Globe
PRISCO, Thomas M. Age 70, of Westport, formerly of Bridgewater, died Sunday, April 21, 2013 at home after a long illness, surrounded by his...

Read obituary at Boston Globe.

Bridgewater Independent, The
Thomas M. Prisco, age 70, of Westport, formerly of Bridgewater, died Sunday, April 21, 2013 at home after a long...

Read obituary at Bridgewater Independent, The.

Daily Freeman
Thomas M. Prisco WESTPORT, MASS.- Thomas M. Prisco, age 70, of Westport, formerly Bridgewater, died Sunday, April 21, 2013 at home after a long...

Read obituary at Daily Freeman.

The Enterprise
Thomas M. Prisco, age 70, of Westport, formerly of Bridgewater, died Sunday, April 21, 2013 at home after a long illness, surrounded by his...

Read obituary at The Enterprise.

Personalize Your Tribute

Share photos, videos and more with Legacy Memorial Websites. Find out more.

 
Start Planning Today

Make Your Plan Today

Preplanning your funeral or cemetery arrangements gives you and your loved ones peace of mind. Don't wait. Make your plan online today.
Plan Online Now
Send a Card
Send Meals to the Family

Audio Condolences

Use your phone to dial in a free personalized message. Click here to make an entry or listen to recordings from friends and family.