Thomas (Tom) Peter Larkin

July 22, 1948 ~ June 27, 2021 (age 72)


The Honorable Thomas Peter Larkin (Tom) passed peacefully on Sunday, June 27, 2021, surrounded by his beloved family. Tom was born and raised in Tacoma, Washington. He dedicated his life to his family, friends, and community. 


Tom was the son of Dr. Hugh and Charlotte Larkin and one of ten children. He loved nothing more than to be with family, especially his grandchildren. When not with family, he could be found playing golf or on the water. 


Tom graduated from Bellarmine Preparatory High School in 1966, Gonzaga University in 1970, and Gonzaga Law School in 1973. While at Gonzaga, he met and married the love of his life, Marilyn (Mayo). During their 49 years of marriage, they had four children and seven grandchildren who brought him constant joy and adventure. His legacy continues through his wife, Mayo, and children Rebecca, Thomas, Sara, and Carin. 


Please join us to celebrate the life of Judge Thomas P. Larkin. A funeral service will be held July 8, 2021, at 3 pm at St. Patrick’s Church, reception to follow at Silver Cloud Hotel Point Ruston event center. 


In lieu of flowers, please make a memorial gift to the Honorable Thomas P. Larkin Scholarship for Mock Trial at Gonzaga University. Online donations can be made at


Donations can also be made at Tacoma Boat Builders at


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Funeral Service
July 8, 2021

3:00 PM
St. Patrick Catholic Church

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