Thomas W. Tamulevich, 74, of Bedford, NH died July 14, 2020 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH after a courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Worcester, MA on March 7, 1946, Thomas was the son of Anthony and Helen (Kiselauskus) Tamulevich. He was a graduate of St. John's High School, class of 1964. He earned a degree in Chemical Engineering from Lowell Technical Institute in 1968.
Thomas's work history included Naval Ordinance in Maryland, where he obtained a rocket propulsion patent. He developed a special wire for the first Lunar Land Rover while working at Johnson Steel & Wire in Worcester, MA. He was also a leader in fiber optics, holding four patents for optical attenuators while working at LCS, Inc. in Hudson, NH.
In retirement, Thomas loved to garden. He was so successful growing vegetables that he was forever delivering his overflowing bounty to his neighbors. When Thomas wasn't working in the dirt, he was a master at baking artisan breads. Kalamata olive bread and asiago cheese bread were his favorites.
Family members include his wife of 52 years, Janet (Runis) Tamulevich; two sons, Andrew and Christopher Tamulevich; two grandsons, James and Jack Tamulevich; and one sister, Ruth (Tamelevich) Brock and husband Daniel of Scarborough, ME.
SERVICES: There are no calling hours. All services are private to his family. Thomas will be laid to rest in Bedford Center Cemetery, Bedford, NH. In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorial donations be made to: Community Hospice House, 210 Naticook Rd., Merrimack, NH 03054.