February 11, 1947 to October 10, 2019 ~ With broken hearts the family announces the passing of Tom after a dignified battle leaving behind his wife of 50 years Cheryl, his daughter Lisa (Kim), his son Tom Jr., his grandchildren Tommy and Dayna and his great grand son Keenan.

Forever remembered by his siblings Leona (Wilfred), Marilyn (Gary), Royal (Giselle), Robin (Sue), Dean (Sheila), Tina (Robbie) and Maureen (Mark). Predeaceased by his parents Royal Sr. and Marjorie. He will be missed by numerous friends in Tweed, Sturgeon Falls and Blind River.

Tom was an avid fastball pitcher, hockey player, curler and golfer every place he lived.

The family wishes to thank Dr. Barnes, Dr. Shamas, Dr. Spadafora and the Cancer Clinic at Sault Area Hospital and North Shore Health Centre in Blind River.

The family greatly appreciates flowers or donations to a charity of your choice.

Friends and family are invited to visit at Menard Funeral Home, 72 Lakeside Avenue, Blind River, Friday, October 18, 2019 from 2pm to 4pm and again from 7pm to 9pm. Funeral mass will be held from St. James the Greater Parish, 44 Lakeside Avenue, Blind River at 11am on Saturday, October 19, 2019. Interment to follow at Hillside Cemetery. Father Lourdu officiating. Luncheon in the hall of St. James The Greater Parish following interment.

Arrangements entrusted to Menard Funeral Home