KUUSKMAN, Thomas Ivar


Tom Kuuskman passed away peacefully and suddenly at home on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at the age of 65.

Tom was born in Sault Ste. Marie to Alex and Virve Kuuskman on June 2, 1954. He was loved and will be greatly missed by his son Sheldon (mother Melanie Johns), brother Peter (Mary), twin sister Linda Gorman (Patrick), nieces Tara Kuuskman (Travers Hobbs), Katherine Kuuskman, Michaela Kuuskman (Jared Shilson), and great-nephews Lincoln Kim and Beau Hobbs. Loving friend of Leona Taylor.

Tom graduated from Bawating Collegiate and Vocational School in 1973 and Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Commerce in 1977. He was proud of his 37 year partnership at CAS Accounting Services with Jim Landry and his experiences as a real estate agent with Royal LePage Northern Advantage. Tom loved family gatherings, telling jokes and laughing, discussing politics and connecting with people. Tom’s fondest memories were spending quality time with his son “Speedy” Sheldon while attending Greyhound games, camping in northern Michigan and driving around Sault Ste. Marie to watch construction equipment in action.

A funeral service will be held at a future date when physical distancing restrictions are lifted. Memorial donations may be made (payable by cheque or online) to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

Arrangements entrusted to Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. E 705-759-2522). Please visit Arthur Funeral Home website obituaries to leave memories and condolences as a keepsake for the family.