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David Thom

May 7, 1943 - September 4, 2012


David John Thom was born in Edam (Sask) on May 7, 1943. He died at the Abbotsford Hospital (BC) on Sep 4, 2012. Dave was predeceased by his parents Gordie and Mackey Thom. He is survived by his wife Pat and his two sons Aron (Shannon) and Brian (Karen) and their two sons Elwyn and Alden. He is also survived by Pat’s sister and six brothers and their families. Dave spent his working life as an X-Ray Technician – for 15 years in Saskatoon, and then for 20 years at the Mission Memorial Hospital. He also liked to build and fix things with all of his tools. Dave and Pat played a lot of bridge for enjoyment and friendship. Dave left us bravely and gently and with great good humour. At Dave’s request, there will be no funeral. No flowers please, make donations to the Canadian Cancer Society in his name.


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From: Wiebe and Jeske Funeral Home Staff

Wiebe and Jeske Funeral Home Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Teena Klassen
Relation: Friend

Hi Pat and family,

Just wanted to send our sincere and deepest sympathy in the passing of Dave.

My fondest memory is of Dave driving his car everyday to the ECU entrance, coming back towards Materiel Management, parking the car oposite my office window and sleeping in his car during his lunch break. Sometimes we’d walk past and he’d be fast asleep. He always woke up in time to go back to work.

Dave was always friendly, a little shy, but such a nice man. I know you will miss him terribly.

Sincerely Larry and Teena

From: Susan and George Clifford
Relation: Friend

We were sorry to hear about Dave’s passing. He was a wonderful person to play bridge with. He never followed the rules, played by the seat of his pants and usually came out on top while always making the game enjoyable. Our deepest sympathy to you Pat and your family.

From: Garry and Sandra Wouters
Relation: School friend

Pat and family-David was our good friend during his school days. His sense of humour still brings smiles to our faces. Hard to believe that we now have reached the age where we must say good-byes.
God bless

From: Glenn & Eva Wouters
Relation: High school friend

So sorry to hear about David passing. In our early teenage years we were very good friends. His humor, his kindness ,his enjoyment of life made him a popular friend. Pat, Eva and I have an understanding of what you and David have gone through because Eva has cancer. Multiple myloma a cancer that can respond to treatment but not cured. Pat, when you are home NB stop for a visit. Wishing you and your family condolence.

From: Betty Desmarais (Lehman)
Relation: C.O.C.J. friend

I was so very sorry to read of your lose in the paper. Our thoughts are with you, remember the good times you shared with Dave.
We live in North Battleford now and I would dearly love to see you when you are this way.

From: Patricia Lukowich Lee
Relation: High school friend with Pat

God does not waste our pain…
Was so sad to read about Dave’s passing. You two were a prime example of young love; it’s refreshing to know that it will last forever. Love; I think of you often.

From: Derek Robinson
Relation: Fellow Curler

The Abbotsford Curling Club sends its thoughts and prayers to Dave’s family. He was a good sport and the many team mates who had the pleasure of curling with Dave will remember him fondly.

From: Colleen Moore Rogers
Relation: School friend

Dear Pat and family, I just heard about David’s passing and wanted to send my sympathy to you all. I was a year older than David but spent all our school years together in Edam and there always was an open door at his family home. Gordie, Mackie and David had deep family and community roots in Edam and will always be remembered.

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