Born in Greenfeld, Sk., moved to Cheslatta, BC
in 1946, lived and worked in Quesnel f or the last 45 years.
He grew up in a large family, educated in a one room school. Worked in sawmills, as a logger, farmer, carpenter, first aid, and a jack of all trades at home and on the farm.
Tom was a very social person, he had many friends, and strangers were friends he had yet to meet.
Tom was a very compassionate, Christian man, he would always cheer for the underdog, donated many hours to volunteer work, supported lots of
charities, and the less fortunate children in
3rd world countries.
Tom retired at age 55 and enjoyed another 21 years. Now he had the time to go on snowmobile trips, canoe the lakes and rivers, and drive his quad, lots of day trips with family and friends, and many week-long camping trips into the back country. He enjoyed vacations and travelled in Canada from coast to coast to coast, Mexico, Hawaii, Alaska, England, Europe, Africa, Ukraine, & Russia.
He is survived by wife Agnes; daughters Colleen (Dave), Maureen (Howard); grandsons Jacob (Angela), Nolan, Thomas; granddaughter Melissa; great-granddaughter Kristina Maria; Three brothers, Five sisters, many nieces, nephews and cousins.