Thomas J. Mulderig, Jr. 87
Marine Corps Veteran
Fitchburg-Thomas J. Mulderig, Jr, 87 of Fitchburg, died peacefully Thursday evening March 4, 2021 in Fitchburg Healthcare after a period of declining health.
Tom was born in Philadelphia, PA on March 22, 1933, a son of the late Thomas J. and Jean (McGrath) Mulderig. He grew up in Brooklyn, NY, enlisted in the Marines at age 18 and served in Korea. Upon his return, he attended St John’s University, where he met his wife Yvonne (Lee) Self.
Tom is survived by his wife, Yvonne L. (Self) Mulderig; four children, Thomas J. Mulderig, III and his wife Judy of West Deptford, NJ, Kathleen M. Sullivan and her husband Daniel of Ashland, MA, Rourk A. Mulderig and his wife Tara of Franklin, TN and Kerry L. McNamara and her husband Richard of Reisterstown, MD; one brother, John J. Mulderig of Georgia; one sister, Jeanne Zorabedian of NJ; fifteen grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Tom was predeceased by one daughter, Jennifer Carla Mulderig in 1985 and two brothers, James. J. and Robert F. Mulderig.
Tom was a family man and took pride in his five children. He loved his fifteen grandchildren and spent as much time with them as he could. He especially enjoyed family vacations and holiday get togethers with the entire family. He also enjoyed playing golf, reading, listening to music and singing. He was a member of Oak Hill Country Club, the Fay Club and a former board member of the United Way.
A memorial Mass will be held in the summer. There are no calling hours. He will be interred with his much loved daughter Jenny at St. Bernard’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, 3 Speen St., Suite 250, Framingham, MA 01701.
The Smith-Mallahy-Masciarelli and the Fitchburg Chapel of the Sawyer-Miller-Masciarelli Funeral Homes has been entrusted with the care of Tom’s arrangements.
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