Thomas P. Brock, 82

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Thomas P. Brock, 82, a retired sergeant of the Massachusetts State Police after 28 years, died October 13, 2021 at his home after a long illness. He was the husband of Marie Janet (St. Pierre) Brock to whom he was married for 31 years. Born in Hopkinton, he was the son of the late Joseph and Eva (Hogan) Brock.

A 1957 graduate of Walpole High School, he held a bachelor’s degree from Northeastern University and a master’s degree from Anna Maria College. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he also worked for the Boston Herald.

He was a graduate of the National Fire Academy in Maryland and attended the Oklahoma State Police Commercial Trucking School. He enjoyed time spent at his home in Port St Lucie, Florida.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sons Thomas Jr. and William, his daughter Maryellen, his devoted stepson Jon Lachapelle of Beverly, his brother Joseph Brock of Salem, NH and several grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son Kevin.

The funeral will be held Monday, October 18, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. from the Callanan Cronin Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church. Burial will follow in St. John’s Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are Sunday, October 17, 2021 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Donations may be made to Hopkinton Fire-Police Association, 73 Main Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748.