ANDOVER: Lt. Col. Thomas Joseph Davies, a resident of Andover, and beloved husband of Mary J. (Timony) Davies, died at Parkland Medical Center in Derry, N.H., on Friday, January 16, 2015. He was 92 years old.
Born in Andover on July 17, 1922, he was the beloved son of the late Thomas J. and Mabelle G. Davies. A career veteran, Mr. Davies was an Air Force Pilot for more than 20 years. He was the Base Commander at the Grenier Air Force Base in Manchester, N.H., now know as the Manchester/Boston Regional Airport. He received his honorable discharge on October 1, 1970. In civilian life, Tom was the manager for the Lawrence Airport for more than 10 years, and continued to enjoy flying. He was proud to be a licensed pilot, until his passing. Tom lived with his son and daughter-in-law for the past two-and-a-half years in their home and enjoyed his grandchildren in his final years. He will be dearly missed.
Besides his beloved wife, Mary, Tom is survived by his sons and daughter-in-law, Thomas J. Davies III of Bradenton, Fla., and Richard M. and his wife, Susan M. Davies of Atkinson, N.H.; grandchildren, Danielle and Michaela Davies, both of Atkinson; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be privately held. Donations in Tom's memory may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472. For additional information, please visit, www.burkemagliozzi.com.
Published on  February 4, 2015