Former Mayor Thomas Concannon died on Saturday, July 28th. He served as Mayor of Newton from 1994 – 1997. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, August 3rd at 10:30 AM in Our Lady Help of Christians Parish, 573 Washington St., Newton, followed by interment in Newton Cemetery. Visiting hours Thursday from 4-8 PM in the Burke & Blackington Funeral Home, 1479 Washington St., West Newton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Newton Cultural Alliance at http://www.newtonculture.org/ or the Boys and Girls Club of Newton. https://www.newtonbgc.com/donate-1.