Thomas W. (Tom) Pachico of Vineyard Haven died on Thursday evening, Dec. 26, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 67, and was the former health agent for the town of Tisbury.

A graveside service will be held on Sat., Jan. 4 at 11 a.m. in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Vineyard Haven, followed by a reception at the P.A. Club in Oak Bluffs.

Donations can be made to the Neil Estrella Fund, at any of the M.V. Savings Bank branches in honor of his wishes for his three children to further their education. A GoFundMe page ( has been created in order to supply daily needs to them.

A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Gazette. Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home in Oak Bluffs. Visit for online guest book and information.