DeGURSE, Thomas “Tom” Patrick – Peacefully surrounded by his loving family at Victoria Hospital, London,Ontario, on Thursday July 18, 2013, at the age of 73. Beloved husband of Mary (Gerrits) for 43 years. Loving father of Susan (James) Aylward, Bonnie (Brad) Dey and Louise (Mark) Falcioni. Adored and cherished “PaPa” to Graeme and Heather Aylward, Hannah, Ava and Vivian Dey, and Daliah and Mecayla Falcioni. Baby brother of Mary (Bert 1991) McLaughlin, Joe (Joanne) DeGurse, Teresa (Don) Young, and Jim (Stephanie) DeGurse. Dear brother-in-law of Gerry (Jean) Gerrits, John (Henriette) Gerrits, Geraldine (Bob) Crombeen, Bill (Linda) Gerrits, Joanne (Joe) DeGurse, Tony (Merla) Gerrits, and Gertie (Robert) Martin. Also loved by many nieces, nephews, neighbours and friends. Predeceased by his parents Joseph (Frank 1964) and Helen (nee Doyle) (1988). Tom was a kind-hearted, wonderful and hard-working man. His fun loving personality, warm smile and laugh will be forever remembered. Tom was a farmer all of his life alongside his brother Joe, on the farm where they were born.
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS, Brigden, Ontario, on Sunday July 21, 2013 from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00pm.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph and St. Charles Roman Catholic Church in Corunna, Ontario, on Monday July 22, 2013 at 10:30am.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the St. Joseph’s Hospice of Sarnia-Lambton or to The Inn Of The Good Shepherd, Sarnia.