SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Thomas A. Fairbanks 63, passed away on Monday July 3, 2017 at the Springfield Hospital in Springfield, Vermont. He was born July 10, 1953 in Springfield, Vermont the son of Charles Sr. and Frances (Kozel) Fairbanks. He attended Springfield Schools and graduated from Springfield High School.
On September 27, 1980 he married Dolores Vigneault in Claremont, New Hampshire.
Tom was employed as a machinist with the Fellows Gear Shaper in Springfield for 25 years, Chase the Mover in Claremont, N.H. for many years, and worked in the logging business for his brother Charles Fairbanks Jr.
He enjoyed sports and played sports in High School, He also played for the All State Teams in High School. Tom loved being outdoors, he enjoyed walking, running, and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He also enjoyed watching sports.
He is survived by his wife of 36 years Dolores Fairbanks, one son Anthony Fairbanks of Springfield, one brother Charles Fairbanks Jr. of Springfield, three sisters – Susan Fog of Springfield, Sara Fairbanks of Adrian, Michigan, and Sandra Fairbanks of Miami, Fla. Also by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday July 8, 2017 at the Oakland Cemetery in Springfield, Vermont. Reverend Gerry Piper will officiate.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield, Vermont.