Thomas George Harwood Scott passed away peacefully at Worthington Pavillion, Abbotsford, BC on April 26, 2004 with his loving wife Marilyn by his side.
Tom was born on April 17, 1923 in Buttress, SK to George and Mabel Scott. His family moved to the Rainy River District in 1934. Tom helped to run the family farm and also did various other jobs incluidng logging and bartending. He worked for Superior Propane in Fort Frances, ON in 1957 and then moved to Nipigon, ON in 1958 to be Town Supervisor for Northern Ontario Natural Gas. In 1961 he moved to Kenora, ON as Town Supervisor for ICG Gas Utilities until his retirement May 1, 1988.
Tom and Marilyn were married in Kenora, ON on August 26, 1978 and moved to BC after Tom’s retirement.
He was predeceased by his parents, half sister Lucy Ableson, half brother Milroy Scott, mother-in-law Eveylyn Leaming.
Tom is survived by his wife, Marilyn; children Jim (Loni) of Morden MB, Gordon (Wendy) of Lacombe, Cathy (Bryan) of Grande Prairie, AB, Donna (Les) of Steinbach, MB, Sharon of Thunder Bay, ON, Sheila (Robert) of Thunder Bay, ON; 14 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; sister Geraldine Smart of Emo, ON, sister-in-law Joan Burwash of Aldergrove, BC; father-in-law Gerald Leaming of Abbotsford, BC; many nieces and nephews.
Tom was a kind and gentle man with a great sense of humour. He will be sadly missed by all whose lives he touched. Even though our hearts yearn for days past we are comforted by the thought that you are at peace and have moved on to better times.
A special thank you to Dr. Wallace and Dr. Costantino. We would like to thank the staff of Worthington Pavilion for the loving care and support given to Tom and Marilyn. For those desiring donations in Tom’s memory to the Parkinson’s Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Memorial Service to be held Friday April 30, 2004 at Calvin Presbyterian Church, 2597 Bourquin Cr. East, Abbotsford at 11 a.m. Rev. Guy Sinclair officiating.
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