Thomas J. Buntel, 74, a life long resident of North Chelmsford

Thomas James Buntel, 74, a life long resident of North Chelmsford, died Sunday May 19th at his home surrounded by family.

Born in Lowell, he was the son of the late Ray and Shirley (Stevens) Buntel.  He attended Chelmsford High School. Tom is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Nancy E. (Forty) Buntel.

He retired in 2014 from the Town of Chelmsford, after working as an electrician for 30 years. He also served the Town of Chelmsford as a Deputy Constable.

In his free time, Tom enjoyed boating, gardening and visiting with his friends,

He was predeceased by his brother, William R. Buntel who passed away on March 16, 2014.

Besides his wife, Tom is survived by his children, Amy Buntel of North Chelmsford, Laura and her husband Josh Johnston of Dunstable, Ma, and Patricia Buntel and her significant other Jeffrey Carignan of Salem, MA, four grandchildren, Lily Belle Scheipers, Estella Johnston, Luci Johnston, and Lola Johnston as well as two nephews, many close friends, his dog Pearl and many grand dogs.

His calling hours will be Tuesday from 4-8pm at the Dolan Funeral Home, 106 Middlesex St. N.Chelmsford. His Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday at 10am at the Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Wright Cemetery in Westford. Arrangements are by the Dolan Funeral Home, 978-251-4041.

7 Condolences for Thomas J. Buntel, 74, a life long resident of North Chelmsford

    Billy Quinn

    Man comes into a body shop (Tommy Buntel).Never met him! He says I have an explosion proof motor with a fan-blade attached,you can have it! For the spray booth of course!!! Three days later the fan motor smokes itself and I say that guy gave us a motor and fan assembly! We installed and it’s still running today 30 years later! Tom went on to be a great aquaintance! Gonna miss ya man! Seeyou in Alstead heaven! Billy Quinn Stony Brook Auto Body


    Jill Doyle

    Nancy and Family – I just heard and my deepest sympathies are with you at this time. I am glad to have known Tom and all of you for many years. The laughter was always there along with a story delivered in that unique Tom way. My prayers are with you all and Tom.


    Deborah Warner

    What a good Farther and Grandfather! a pleasant and good human being. Tom will rest with the angels for sure!


    William Whigham

    Tom was always one of our favorites because he was always such a happy guy to be around. Always lots of laughs when tom was present in a conversation. We will miss him dearly


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