FRAMINGHAM – Todd Joseph Carmel, a resident of Framingham, passed away on Wednesday October 13, 2021, on a spectacular fall day after a fierce battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 55 years old.
Todd was born in Vallejo, Calif. On November 16e, 1965, the youngest son of the late Léon J Carmel and Linda Ann-Marie (Boucher) Carmel.
Todd lived much of his life in Natick and Framingham, MA and graduated from Natick High School in 1984. He then studied environmental science at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, MA, where he graduated graduating in 1992.
Throughout his life, he has displayed relentless optimism and served his community in many ways: as an emergency medical technician, environmental lab technician, high school teacher, and environmental technology professional. information in several hospitals in Massachusetts. He was also the primary caregiver for his mother, Linda.
He was predeceased by both his parents. He is survived by two brothers; Chris and his wife Sandy of Framingham, MA; and Mark and his wife Amy of Springfield, VA; one niece, Margaret Carmel of Boise, ID; and a nephew, Eric Carmel of Chesapeake, VA; and 12 cousins. Todd enjoyed the company of a tight-knit group of friends who devoted their time to science fiction, film, and charity.
Family and friends are invited to celebrate and remember Todd’s life with a visit to McCarthy, McKinney & Lawler Funeral Home, 11 Lincoln Street in Framingham on Sunday, October 17 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Todd will be buried privately at Glenwood Cemetery in South Natick later this year.
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial contributions on Todd’s behalf to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute or the Jimmy Fund, www.jimmyfund.org/ways-to-give/.
For online tributes or to share a memory with Todd’s family, please visit www.mccarthyfh.com