December 6th 1930 – November 13th 2011
Supported by his family Tom passed away peacefully after a brief illness at Nanaimo, (NRGH) on Sunday, November 13th, 2011. He is survived by his loving wife Markey, sister Rhoda & brother Robert ( Edna), sons Paul ( Belle) David, Mark ( Heather) and grandchildren Jarrett, Monica, Brett, Madison, Blair, Alida, Mathew and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers Raymond, Gordon, sister Honora and son Gordon.
Tom was born and raised in Victoria, BC. He worked for Canada Post for 32 years and retired in 1985. In 1992 Tom and Markey relocated to Parksville BC where they formed new routes in the community and made countless new friends through the Parksville lawn Bowling Club and Branch 49 of the Royal Canadian Legion. Tom and Markey enjoyed many years of globetrotting on group adventures with friends form the Heritage Club. Toms good nature and ready humor will be sorely missed by all who knew him. Markey and family would like to extend their sincere thanks to all the staff at NVGH, for the outstanding care and compassion they provided.
There will be a celebration of Life for Tom at the Parksville Lawn Bowling Club, 149 Stanford Avenue at 1pm, Tuesday November 22nd, 2011.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the charity of your choice.