It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Tom on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at the Southampton Hospital at the age of 81. Survived by his wife of 45 years, Joan. Stepfather to Peter (Lisa), Paul (Sherry), Cherry, Penny, Wendy (Andrew) and predeceased by Stephen. Tom will be fondly remembered by his many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Dear brother to Margaret and Catherine, and brother-in-law of Esther. Predeceased by his siblings Bob, Rose, Mel and his brothers-in-law Joseph and Howard. Also survived by his nieces and nephews Edward (Sophie), Raymond (Dorothy), Audrey (Frank), Cathy (Eric), Mark, Stephen (Laureen), Robert (Elan), Grant, Hugh and predeceased by Maureen. Tom was happiest working around the farm but also loved to be social in the community. He would never pass up the opportunity to play a game of euchre or to watch a hockey game. He did many things throughout his life including working at the Point and owning and operating the Harbourlite Restaurant along side his wife Joan. A special thanks to Hampton Court, Dr. Gurbin, Dr. Gibb, Dr. Gowan, and Amber Herrington.
Friends will be received on Sunday, November 29, 2020 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm at the T.A. Brown Funeral Home, 510 Mill Street, Port Elgin, 519-832-2222. Please call the funeral home to book a time to attend the visitation. A private family funeral service will be held and live streamed on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 1:00pm. Family and friends wishing to view the service may do so on Facebook @BrownFamilyFH or in the service details below.
Memorial donations to the Saugeen Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
A celebration of Tom’s life will be held in the spring.
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Saugeen Memorial Hospital Foundation
340 High Street, Southampton ON N0H2L0