Harold B. Tomkins of Chelmsford formerly of Burlington.

1933 - 2019

No Vistitation Date Scheduled


July 12, 2019

Dolan Funeral Home 106 Middlesex St. N.Chelmsford, MA 01863

Harold B. Tomkins, 86, of Chelmsford formerly of Burlington died Sunday, June 30th, at the Life Care Center in Billerica.

He was married to Barbara L. (Turner) Jones with whom he celebrated their 8th wedding anniversary on August 20, 2019.

Born in Morristown, NJ, he was the son of the late Horace and Mary Tomkins. He graduated from Howe High School in Billerica with the class of 1951 where he was the Captain of the Basketball Team.  He earned a BS in engineering from Lowell Technological Institute.

He proudly served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Harold retired from the Raytheon Corporation.

He was an avid sports fan.

Besides his wife, he is survived by his son, Robert and his wife, Maureen Tomkins of Burlington; daughters, Regina and her husband Leo Wilson of Burlington, Karen and her husband Fran Hayes of Billerica and Melissa and her husband, David Robichaud of Billerica; seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren,

He was the husband of the late Sheila Tomkins.

At his request, there are no visiting hours, and his Funeral Service was held Friday, July 12, at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD. Burial was in the Pine Ridge Cemetery, Chelmsford. Memorials may be made in his name to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com


1 Condolences for Harold B. Tomkins of Chelmsford formerly of Burlington.

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    Frank Bellefeuille


    I work with Harold for many years at Raytheon, he was a very competent and conscientious mechanical design engineer. Always a gentleman to work with, and doing his best to keep the project on time and within budget, and never complaining. May you rest in peace Harold

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