“You showed us how to love and smile”
Tom passed away peacefully at home, supported by the love and care of his devoted family on 18th November 2017, aged 72 years.
Devoted husband of Jean and loving dad of Donna, Angela and Andrew and a treasured grandad of Jordan, Kearan, Callum, Francesca and Benjamin.
Tom was born in Crewe and left school as soon as he could and started work as an aerial fitter at Breeden & Middletons, he also worked as a painter and decorator when not fitting aerials.
He met Jean when he was just 17 and they knew immediately that they’d both found ‘the one’, they were married after only six months. two years after their first child was born followed by another two, Donna, Angela and Andrew
He was a true family man and worked hard throughout his working life to provide for them. Tom was a track worker at Pway, worked for HST animal feeds, Churchills Ceramics and Gadbrook Distribution as a fork lift truck driver.
He has always enjoyed many different sports as a spectator and player. He was football mad and followed his beloved Crewe Alex, and also played cricket, golf, and watching skiing on the television.
Tom has five grandchildren, Jordan, Kearan, Callum, Francesca and Benjamin.
Beechmere has been their home in recent years and both he and Jean loved the place and their neighbours. Tom was very active as treasurer of the residents association and would arrange trips and parties and appeared in the pantomime as the panto Dame!
He had a great big personality, the life and soul of any party brining much joy to the Beechmere community where both the management and neighbours will feel his loss.
Tom’s funeral will take place on Thursday 30th November in Crewe Crematorium Chapel at 12.40pm. Any donations in Tom’s memory will be for the valuable work of St Lukes (Cheshire) Hospice.