Obituaries 01-28-2021

Lawrence Upton

Co-owner of Patriot Logistics

Lawrence “Larry” Upton, 64, of Winthrop, formerly of Marblehead, passed away on Tuesday, January 19. Larry was the beloved husband of Lins (Johnson) Upton. They shared more than 40 years of their lives together. 

Raised in Marblehead, Larry was the son of the late William and Grace (Smyth) Upton. He was the loving father of Mark and Kristen Upton. He will be missed by his dear sister, Ellen Murphy and her husband, Greg of Beverly and his brother, William “Bill” Upton of New Hampshire, as well as his nephews: Ryan, Heath, and Patrick. 

Larry was a man with an enormous heart, outstanding humor, and always had a story to tell. He considered friendship and loyalty as sacred values. His friends and loved ones will remember him for always being ready to help a friend in need.   

He was a co-owner of Patriot Logistics, a Revere trucking company, where he worked tirelessly for his company and the many co-workers who were his dear friends. Larry was a longtime member of the Gerry Five in Marblehead and the Winthrop Elks, where he always enjoyed having a cold beer.  

Larry was an accomplished athlete and incredibly proud of his time at Marblehead High School (Class of 1974), where he was inducted into the football Hall of Fame in 2010. He loved nothing more than coaching and watching his children play sports.

Larry was also a prominent fixture of the tailgating scene at Mark’s college football games. 

Due to the ongoing pandemic, there is no public visitation. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday, January 29 at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church in Marblehead with Covid-19 attendance restrictions in place. Burial is private at Waterside Cemetery in Marblehead due to current gathering restrictions there. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Care Dimensions Kaplan House via Funeral arrangements are under the care of Eustis & Cornell of Marblehead. To share a memory or offer condolence messages to the family please visit

Thomas Cash

He cherished his family above all else

Thomas D. Cash of Winthrop passed away peacefully on January 23. He was 85 years old.

The beloved husband of Irene M. (Herbert) Cash, he was born in Medford, the cherished son of the late Daniel A. and Kathleen V. (Hurley) Cash.

Prior to his retirement, Thomas was a carpenter in the roofing industry. He was a graduate of Everett Vocational School. After graduation, Thomas enlisted in the Navy Reserves and served on the U.S.S. Johnnie Hutchins with his uncle, Walter “Wally” Cash. Thomas was a member of the Winthrop Yacht Club.

He was the devoted father of Thomas D. Cash Jr. of Winthrop, Coleen P. Fallon and her husband, Sean of Milton and Irene E. Cash and her husband, Arthur Leventis of South Boston; the adored grandfather of Caroline, Shannon and Isabella Cash and Daniel and Colin Fallon; the dear brother of Colin Cash and Peggy Ann Riley, both of Winthrop and the late Daniel, Walter J. “Buddy” and Edward Cash, all of Winthrop. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews whom he loved dearly. He cherished his family above all else.

His Funeral Mass was held in St. John the Evangelist Church, 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop, on Wednesday, January 27. Interment followed in Winthrop Cemetery (Belle Isle Section). Donations in his memory can be made to the Alzheimer’s Assn. 309 Waverly Oaks Rd. Waltham, MA. 02452. Funeral arrangements were from the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home 210 Winthrop St. Winthrop. To sign Thomas’s guestbook, please visit our website at

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