St. Hilaire, Thomas Marcel (Tom) M.M.M. CD, long time resident of Chilliwack, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 28, 2010 in Chilliwack at age 91 years.
Tom was born on April 23rd, 1919 in St. Catherine’s, Ontario.
Tom was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Dorothy (Dot) on October 24th, 2002. They were married for 57 years.
Tom is survived by his seven children, nine grandchildren, one great-grandchild, two sisters, nieces and nephews.
Tom proudly served his country during World War Two. His Theatres of Service included Europe and D-Day. He honourably served in The Canadian Armed Forces (Royal Canadian Engineers) from September 8th, 1939 – February 15th, 1974.
Tom retired as a Chief Warrant Officer. During his 35 years of military service, Tom received 12 medals.
There will be private arrangements by the family. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the BC Cancer Agency.
Online condolences can be left at www.hendersonsfunerals.com