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-uncle of Lincoln Kim, Beau Hobbs and Juniper Shilson. 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.

Friends are invited to visit on Saturday, October 10, 2020 from 10:00 am until the time of the service in the chapel. A celebration of Thomas’ life will be held in the chapel of the Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington Street East 705-759-2522, maximum of 40 people, masks are required) on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 11:00 am. Pastor Brad Mittleholtz officiating. Friends are invited to view the service online starting at 11:00 am on Saturday, October 10, 2020 and can be viewed anytime up to 90 days. Go to www.funeraweb.tv and select Thomas’ name to view the service.

Memorial donations may be made (payable by cheque or online) to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Please visit Arthur Funeral Home website obituaries to leave memories and condolences as a keepsake for the family.