FAIRHAVEN — Father Thomas F. McElroy, ss.cc., a member of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, passed away on Friday, October 6, 2017 in Fairhaven, Massachusetts.
Formerly of Providence, Rhode Island, he is the son of the late Thomas and Margaret McElroy and brother of the late William H. McElroy and the late Paul G. McElroy. Father Tom is survived by his sister, Maureen Habershaw, and his twin brother, Robert M. McElroy.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated for Father McElroy at St. Joseph’s Church, 74 Spring Street, Fairhaven, Massachusetts on Saturday, October 14 at 11 a.m., followed by burial in the Sacred Hearts Community Cemetery. Visiting hours will take place at St. Joseph’s Church prior to the funeral on Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m.