Surrounded by family, our beloved father, brother, and uncle passed away peacefully on May 14, 2015 from ALS, at the age of 71.
Cherished by: his children, Gavin and Wendy (Chris)–semicolon– ex-wife, Pat–semicolon– four sisters and three brothers–semicolon– nieces and nephews.
Tom taught at Talmud Torah School, and for 35 years with the Edmonton Catholic Schools.
He was predeceased by both his parents.
Selflessly, Tom donated his body for ALS research.
A Celebration of Tom’s Life will be held on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home, 10011-114 Street, Edmonton, at 10:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the ALS Society of Edmonton – 5418 97 Street NW
Edmonton, AB T6E 5C1.
I’d like the memory of me
to be a happy one,
I’d like to leave an afterglow
of smiles when life is done.
I’d like to leave an echo
whispering down the ways,
and bright and sunny days.
I’d like the tears of those who
grieve, to dry before the sun
of happy memories that I leave
when life is done.