In loving memory of Thomas Edward Wood who sadly passed away on 24th June 2016
WOOD Thomas Edward “Tom”
Originally from Bethnal Green, London, England, and recently late of Wynnum West previously most of Australia and formerly Cairns, Queensland.
Tom passed away in the Wynnum Hospital on Friday 24th June 2016 at the young age of just 71 years. At this time Tom has gone fishing.
Tom will be sadly missed by the love of his life and soul mate Gerri, the best wife a man could ever ask for.
Nathan, Tom’s only son and his partner Michelle, will miss Tom deeply, as will Keith, Andrew and Suzanne, the children of Gerri.
Tom, Grandad or Poppy depending which child you are talking to will also be deeply missed by his adoring grandchildren Jacinta, Patrick, Nicholas, Harrison, Chloe, Harley and Ford who will always remember him for that special and loving relationship that can only exist between a grandparent and grandchild.
Tom was well respected by all who knew him and will be missed by his extended family and numerous friends and acquaintances.
At this time Tom’s family would especially like to thank the Doctors, Nurses and support staff of Wynnum Hospital for the love care and attention that they showered on Tom to make his final days as carefree and peaceful as possible.
Tom’s family and friends are respectfully invited to attend his life celebration and farewell service that will be held in the Chapel of the Hemmant Crematorium.
Hemmant and Tingalpa Road, Hemmant on Tuesday 28th June 2016. Tom’s service will commence at 10:00 Am.
A Prayer for Tom
God grant that I may live
To fish until my dying day.
And when it comes to my last cast,
I then most humbly pray
When in the Lords safe landing net
I’m peacefully asleep.
That in his mercy I be judged
As good enough to keep