Thomas J. Despres, 71, of Grafton


Grafton – Thomas J. Despres, 71, of Grafton, formerly of Westborough, passed away on December 24, 2021.

Born in Worcester, he was the son of the late Francis and Yvonne (Belanger) Despres. He was raised and educated in Westborough and was a 1968 graduate of Westborough High School. He also earned a bachelor’s degree in political science at Merrimack College.

Tom was the owner and operator of Crown Cleaning in Westborough for many years.

He is survived by two brothers, Louis P. Despres of Upton and Francis V. Despres and his wife, Barbara, of Ashby and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by siblings, Mary F. Despres, Peter J. Despres and Kathleen A. Despres.

Funeral services and burial in St. Luke’s Cemetery, Westborough, are private.

Roney Funeral Home of North Grafton assisted with arrangements.