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“OMG, Margaret, Barb, Bob, It is with a sad heart that we send our condolences to you all for the passing of your husband, brother, brother in law. ...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Mike and Rene Coe - Grand Rapids, MI

“Our family is very saddened by the loss of our kind-hearted neighbor, Tom. He was so very nice and interesting to talk with and always offered up a...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Dennis & Laura Geelhoed - MI

“Oh Margaret, So sorry for you and your family. Such a sad loss. Last year when I lost my daughter the kids just put me in their car and took me...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Mary Miller - Grand Rapids, MI

“My heart hurts for all of you. Tom was wonderful man and a great teacher!! He was one of the first gen ed teachers who was willing to co teach math...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“One of my favorite teachers growing up that I still remember to this day. He had such a kind heart and his humor made for a very engaging learning...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Admir - Grand rapids

“We are so very sorry for your loss Margret. Tom was one of my best golf friends when I lived in Michigan. I will always have good memories of all the...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Steve and Teresa Johnston - AR

“Dear Family Of TomOur thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May precious memories comfort you at this sad time. Take care❤With Love &...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: - Grand Rapids, MI

“So sorry for your loss. He was one of the most impactful teachers I ever had. I'll forever be grateful for the lessons I learned from him. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: David Solon - Nashville, TN

“I was stunned and saddened to hear of Tom's passing. It was an honor and pleasure to team teach with Tom and Vern Gort at Pine Ridge. We all, I am...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Sharon Gage - Youngsville, PA

“I am saddened to hear this news. Tom and I spent many hours together on busses to Greenville, Sparta, Cedar Springs, etc. with our basketball and...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Pete Dean - Shelby, MI

“Prayers to Tom's entire family. He was such a wonderful mentor and friend to me as a new teacher and for years after. His love of teaching and...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Patty Tolly - Rockford

Thomas was born on April 22, 1947 and passed away on Thursday, October 3, 2019.

Thomas was a resident of Rockford, Michigan at the time of passing.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 11am at the Parish of St. Jude, 1120 Four Mile Rd. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525, with visitation at church one hour before Mass. Recitation of the rosary will begin at 7pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Tom's memory to Catherine's Health Center or The First Tee of West Michigan.