It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Tom on Thursday, November 19, 2015 at the age of 86 years.
He will be forever loved and remembered by his wife of 62 years, Joan–semicolon– two children, Don (Geraldine), Barb (Roberto) Poretti–semicolon– two grandchildren, Michael and Matthew Poretti.
Also to mourn his loss is one brother-in-law, Dick (Anna) Henderson–semicolon– sister-in-law, Marlene Henderson–semicolon– nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends.
Tom was predeceased by his son Brian in 1977.
A heartfelt thank you to the staff at Villa Marguerite for the love and care given to Tom. Following Tom’s wishes, cremation has taken place.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, November 27, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in the amenities building in the centre courtyard at Renaissance at Meadowlark, 8912-156 Street, Edmonton. Entrance is just north of KFC on the west side of the street. Overflow parking at Meadowlark Mall.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Tom’s memory to the War Amps of Canada, National Headquarters, 2827 Riverside Drive, Ottawa, ON K1V 0C4.