Albert Henry (Tom) Weeks passed away peacefully surrounded by family on June 27, 2012 at Chilliwack General Hospital.
Tom was born May 3, 1921 in Weymouth, Dorset, England.
He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 69 years, Joan, daughter Andrea (Ralph), brother Derek (Jean, Fiona) and many friends and extended family members. He is predeceased by his parents, Albert and Mabel Weeks.
Tom was in the British Royal Air Force and met Joan in Eshott, Newcastle where they were both stationed during World War II. They married Feb 13, 1943 and Dad was posted immediately to Canada from 1943-45. He completed his service in 1946.
Over the years Dad was an electrical engineer, machinist and his final job at York Farms/Berryland was Maintenance Shop Foreman.
Retiring at 69, he loved golf, fishing, hiking and biking. His favourite pastime was gardening.
Always a twinkle in his eye, Tom’s love was his family and friends. He also loved to dance, a good Scotch or cold beer.
The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and support staff of Chilliwack General Hospital for their help and support.
Funeral service to take place at 2:00 PM Tuesday July 17, 2012 at Chilliwack Legion Branch #4, 9350 Mary Street, Chilliwack, BC.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the BC Chapter of the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation in Tom’s name would be appreciated.