Thomas E. Broyles
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Danville, NH - Thomas E. Broyles, 68, of Danville, died in his home, surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday, November 30, 2019, after a courageous, 10-year battle with cancer.
Born in Haverhill, Massachusetts, he was the son of the late Wilbur and Marion (Blinn) Broyles. Growing up in Plaistow, New Hampshire, Tom attended the area schools, including Timberlane Regional High School. At 20 years of age he entered the United States Marine Corps, and proudly served his country for six years. Upon his return home, Tom went to work as a machinist at Process Engineering in Plaistow, New Hampshire, from which he retired. He later returned to working, this time at Gould Industries in Newburyport, Massachusetts.
Tom was an avid fan of NASCAR and the New England Patriots. He loved spending time at home watching the races and football games with his beloved family and good company. He was also an active member of the American Legion, Carl G. Davis, Post 34.
Tom will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his daughters, Ann Marie Day of Danville, N.H., Heather Broyles of Manchester, N.H., and Diana Broyles and her fiancé, Jeremie Vanagel of Londonderry, N.H.; sisters, Judith Mayo of Carroll, N.H., and Cathaleen Champion of Danville, N.H.; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and many nephews, nieces, and great friends. He was predeceased by his wife of almost 43 years, Bonnie (Durling) Broyles; and his two brothers James and Randy Broyles.

Relatives and friends may attend Tom's Life Celebration to be held on Sunday, December 8, 2019, from 5 to 7 p.m., at Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home, 116 Main St., Plaistow. His funeral service to begin at 7:15 p.m. in the funeral home, followed by the rendering of military funeral honors by the U.S. Marine Corps.
Tom's family kindly requests a donation in his memory to the Rockingham County VNA, 137 Epping Road, Exeter, NH 03833. For directions or to send a message of condolence to the family please visit
Published on December 1, 2019


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Orrin & Patricia Durling
Dec 01, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Tom is very happy now with Bonnie and together as Diana told us that it was their 45th wedding anniversary.

May you all find peace in that his suffering is now over. Love to all.