December 3, 1945 – March 1, 2023
In loving memory ~
With heavy hearts, the family of Thomas John Maxwell announce his passing in the early morning hours of March 1, 2023.
Tom was born in Drumheller, Alberta on December 3, 1945. He, along with his twin sister Marilyn were the youngest of the six Maxwell siblings born to Margaret and Gordon. Tom was a welder for most of his life and loved his job until the day he retired. Tom enjoyed fishing, camping with his family, watching his favourite TV shows, especially Coronation Street, going to the casino and spending time with his dogs.
Tom is predeceased by his twin, Marilyn and his brothers, Gordon (Bunk), Art and Bill.
Tom is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Sharon Maxwell, his brother, Donny Maxwell, his daughters, Tammy (Mike) Hughes, Terry McCallum, Kelly Eckes and five grandchildren, Nicolas and Raven Hughes, Kiara McQinn, Dylan Eckes and Devin Jodoin.
A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, April 8, 2023 at Oasis Community Hall at 12:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions will be accepted in Tom’s name to the Alzheimer’s Society of BC at www.alzheimer.ca/en/bc or to heartandstroke.ca or to Hospice at interiorhealth.ca.
To Tom, a husband, a dad, a brother, a grandfather, a friend, an uncle we say…those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard but always near, so loved, so missed, so very dear.
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