October 10, 1949 - March 11, 2021
Mr. Thomas Knight Hartigan, 71, of Chatham, passed away on March 11, 2021. Born on October 10, 1949, the son of the late William and Margaret Knight Hartigan, he graduated from New Lebanon Central High School and attended Marquette University in Wisconsin. For many years, Tom worked alongside his brother John in Hollywood, CA. There he helped with the production of special effects for John’s company Ultimate Effects. Among other things, enjoyed living at his family’s cottage on Queechy Lake in Canaan, NY, building stone walls, history, and reading non-fiction. Tom is survived by his sisters, Mary Ellen (Hartigan) Warkentin, sister-in-law Gail Hartigan, Margaret (Hartigan) McAvoy, brother-in-law John and Kathleen (Hartigan) Leaman, Elizabeth (Hartigan) Becker, and his brother John and Beverly Hartigan. Tom is also survived by 21 nieces and nephews (including 3 Godchildren) and 19 great nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, his oldest brother, William C. Hartigan, and his niece Joanna M. Hartigan. Funeral Notice: Funeral services for Mr. Thomas K. Hartigan will be Saturday, March 20, 2021, with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Church in New Lebanon, NY, celebrated by the Rev Gary Gelfenbein. Burial will follow at the Cemetery of the Evergreens in New Lebanon. Calling hours will be Friday, March 19, 2021, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Dwyer Funeral Home, 776 North Street, Pittsfield MA 01201. In lieu of flowers, donations in Tom’s memory can be made to the New Lebanon Public Library, in care of the Dwyer Funeral Home. Donations CANNOT be made online, but may be made through the Dwyer Funeral Home.
Mr. Thomas Knight Hartigan, 71, of Chatham, passed away on March 11, 2021. Born on October 10, 1949, the son of the late William and Margaret Knight Hartigan, he graduated from New Lebanon Central High School and attended Marquette University... View Obituary & Service Information
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