MR. THOMAS (TOM) ALLEN passed away peacefully into the presence of his Lord at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital on October 19th, 2004, at the age of 91 years. Tom was born in England in 1913. Tom was predeceased by his first wife Margaret in 1987. Tom will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his beloved wife Mary whom he married in Nov. 1988, two sons, Stephen, Peter and daughter Anthea and his sister Mary Broadley living in England. Tom will be sadly missed by his second wife’s family, son Dave (Marit), Brita, Fionna, Sheena, daughter Margaret (Gerry), Elisa (Trent), Robert & Christine, great-grandchildren Breanne & Austin and many nieces, nephews & friends in England and other locations. Tom served with the British Armed Forces for 5½ years during WWII. Tom and his family immigrated from England to Canada in the early 1950’s, living in Ontario before moving to B.C. Tom was an active member of First Baptist Church in Penticton and for the past 11 years at First Baptist Church in Vernon. A Memorial Service will be held at First Baptist Church in Vernon on Monday, October 25th, 2004 at 2:00 P.M. Rev. Allan Dawe and Rev. Alwyn Balnave officiating. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Gideon Bible Society at 1-888-482-4253 or at the Memorial Service. Arrangements are in the care of BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 5605 27th St., Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 (1-250-542-1187).

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