Lumley, Thomas Awrey

September 17, 1933 ~ April 05, 2021

LUMLEY, Thomas Awrey – Age 87 of Sarnia, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Monday, April 05, 2021 at Bluewater Hospital, Sarnia. Beloved husband of the late Jeanette Lula Marie (MacDonald, 2018). Loving father of the late Darrell Lumley, Deborah “Debbie” (Doug) Tanner, Thomas “Mike” (Wendy) Lumley, Kevin (Christine) Lumley and Tim (Cindy) Lumley. Special companion Gloria McLaughin and her children Diane and Jim. Cherished grandfather of Jody, Amanda, Tyler, Dan, Garrett, Chelsey and Brenda and proud great grandfather of 13. Survived by siblings Grace McLaughlin, Ella-Marie (George) Dauphney, Bob (Bonnie) Lumley, Terry (Linda) Lumley and sister-in-law Elise Lumley. Predeceased by his parents Harvey and Ella Lumley and his siblings Marion Codling, Margery and Don Lumley. Thomas was a great baseball player and enjoyed tractor pulls, he was a dedicated volunteer at the Mooretown arena, a member of the Brigden United church for many years, worked with the steam thrashers and will be missed by all who knew him. The family would like to thank Dr. David Kim, and all the nurses and PSW’s at the Bluewater Hospital and special gratitude to Vicki Moore.

Funeral Details
A private visitation and service will be held at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden. Interment to follow at Moore Union Cemetery, Mooretown.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice, London Road West Church or Sixth Line United Church.

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  1. To the Lumley Family: So sorry to hear of your loss. Tom was a kind gentle man and will be missed!

  2. My condolences to the Lumley families. Memories of Tom and his brothers coaching Mooretown minor hockey back in the early 70’s. He drove part time trucking for JA Ford Trucking and mentored me a few times hauling livestock to Toronto when I was starting my trucking career back in the late 70’s. RIP Tom.

  3. My condolences to the entire Lumley family. I have fond memories growing up and playing ball on the field beside the Lumley homestead in Brigden.
    In recent years I enjoyed visiting with Tom at London Road West church functions.
    May memories of Tom comfort you during this difficult time.

  4. So sorry to hear of Tom’s passing. He and Gloria sat behind the Marsh family at Sixth Line United. Tom will certainly be missed.

  5. I’m so sorry for your loss. Your Dad/Grandpa was such a wonderful neighbour to me growing up. I have lots of great memories. May God comfort you all as you go through this sad time. My thoughts & prayers are with you all.

  6. Gloria and all the family. We extend our sympathies to you all. he was a great guy. Florida Gloria you will miss him . You had a great life together. Sorry for your loss. Gord and Barb

  7. Our sincere condolences to the Lumley family. We remember Tom as being a good ball player and golfer.

  8. Debbie, Mike, Kevin, Tim & Gloria & your families. Sincere sympathy on the loss of Tom . You will have lots of memories to think & talk about, that helps ease the sorrow. Marie Sheppard

  9. If the world does not give us many things to overcome, losing those you have always held dear is a reminder of what love was. Thoughts and prayers to the entire family.

  10. Alan and I send our sympathy to all the the family. It is so difficult to loose the last parent because they have been there for you all you life. Pray that wonderful memories warm your hearts in the coming days.

  11. Mike,Kevin,Tim and family…sorry to hear of your Dad’s recent passing….i’ll never forget the time in the fall of 1977 when i was working at C.I.L. when all your friends gathered at your home for a house party…there was about 110 people in your family home drinking and alot of card games going on and loud music….what impressed me the most was that your Parents were there too and they didn’t seem to mind all the noise….they were so friendly to everyone with your Mom providing alot of homemade food for the party….I didn’t know your Dad was a great ball player but i am not surprised because Kevin and I started Grade 9 together at LCCVI in Petrolia and in Phys-Ed class, Kevin was a great runner and athlete along with our friend Pete Smith from Brigden who passed away last spring…those were the best days of our life when we were all in great shape….my condolences to your entire family…..Bernie Baillargeon,Windsor,Ont(Retired)

  12. Debbie, Mike, Kevin, Tim, Gloria and families, Deepest sympathy. Tom was not only a great neighbor but friend as well. I know he loved his grandchildren, Jodi, Amanda, Garrett, Chelsey, Brenda, Tyler and Danny and his precious great grandchildren. Hold you memories tight.