Obituary for Thomas Edward Russell
Russell, Thomas Edward
With profound sadness the family of Tom Russell announce his passing on Thursday August 3rd, 2017 at Sunnybrook Hospital after a valiant battle against brain cancer at the age of 73.
Survived by his loving wife Mary Beth his loving wife of 50 years, son Paul and daughter-in-law Julie and cherished granddaughters Kelley and Amber.
Survived by his brother Rev. William R. Russell and his wife Sherri of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida and brother-in-law of Bill Gardiner and his wife Betty Jean of Windsor, ON. Predeceased by his brother-in-law Jack Gardiner. Tom will be fondly remembered by his sister-in-law Katherine as well as several nieces and nephews and their families.
Visiting at Barnes Memorial Funeral Home, 5295 Thickson Rd. N. Whitby on Wednesday August 9th from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
A celebration of life service will be held in the Barnes Chapel Thursday August 10th at 1:00 p.m.
In memory of Tom and in lieu of flowers memorial donations to the Gord Downie Fund for Brain Cancer Research (Sunnybrook Cancer Center Foundation)
Messages of condolence and shared memories can be left for the family by visiting barnesmemorialfuneralhome.com
I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race. I have kept the faith. 2nd Timothy 4:7