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Passed away peacefully at age 82 on December 17th, 2020. Devoted husband of 61 years to Helen McInnes. Father to Hazel (Greg), and Papa to Taylor, Mackenzie and Logan. Predeceased by his brother David and survived by his sister Jean.
Born in Glasgow, Scotland where he met his wife Helen, Tom was an electrical engineer who immigrated to Canada in 1966. Tom was an avid gardener and had a vast knowledge of many world subjects. He enjoyed his retirement at his waterfront home in Bewdley, Ontario where he always had an open door policy for family and friends near and far. Tom will be missed dearly by his loved ones but will be celebrated forever.
Per Tom’s request, there will be no funeral service.
A beautiful picture that captures this beautiful man so well. He wasn’t just a great neighbour with a heart of gold. He was a mentor, a friend, and a role model of what a kind, strong, family man should be. We send our heartfelt condolences to you all and please know you are in our thoughts. Love always the Thomas’
Sorry to hear of this great loss. A loss for all of us. Many the good times and conversations we had. Love Murray and Arlene
I am sure your hearts must be broken and you all will miss him terribly. We are very saddened to hear of Tommy's death. He sure had a special place in my heart! Hugs to you all, especially for you, Helen. Love always, Jennifer (Yeo) and Russ
My condolences to my extended family. Aunt Helen and Hazel my heart is a little heavier at the hearing of this. My prayers for you both and your family he was a very special man and will never be forgotten.
Helen and Hazel, Isia and I offer our deepest condolences on the loss of Tom. A very warm man. Calvin
Tom is one of the smartest people we ever knew , we will miss the great talks with him. He will be missed by all. Thoughts and Prayers to you and your family
A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:
Heart and Stroke
Helen, Hazel and family, We send our deepest sympathies for your loss and keep your family in our thoughts. P.S., love seeing Kingston in the photo with Tom
Dear Helen, Gloria and Ron are so sorry to hear of Tom’s passing. He was a wonderful person and our hearts go out to his family and friends. With love and condolences.
I heartfelt condolences to Helen, Hazel, Greg, Taylor, MacKenzie & Logan. I know how David idolized and loved his big brother. He talked often about Tommy with much love and respect. Tommy and Helen opened their hearts to us and made sure we were part of their loving family. Wish I could be with you at this difficult time. All our Love
So sorry to hear of Toms passing . He was a very nice man. We enjoyed our visits in Florida and his Bewdley home. Our deepest sympathy to Helen Hazel and families. He will be missed . Remember the good times.
Nannie, Hazel , Greg and family , we are so sad to hear of Poppas passing. He was such a fine man with such class. So many fond memories of him. Always smiling and laughing with that good old Scottish accent. He will be missed terribly but the suffering is over. May be Rest In Peace . Sending hugs to you all. Al , Louise and William
Helen, Hazel and family, I am so sorry to hear this very sad news. Tommy was an absolute gentleman and I have lovely memories of him. Thinking of you all . Love Ann x
Dear Mrs. Fitzsimmons and Hazel and Family, please accept my Sincere Condolences!!! I have lots of happy childhood memories of your home in Bowmanville and the warm welcome I always received!! May you find peace and comfort in the memories made over the years!! XX Darla
So sorry, Helen, to hear of Tom’s passing. He was a fine gentleman and I always enjoyed speaking with him....it always included some great laughs.