Tom Gray of Meaford passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at the Meaford Long Term Care Centre with his daughter by his side at the age of 84.
He was predeceased by his wife Mary Gray in 2011.
Tom was the much loved father of Tom Jr. and his wife Mary Akavak of Iqaluit, NU and Susan Carrera and her husband Martin of Meaford.
He was the wonderful ‘Poppy’ of Mike (Sarah), Kathy, Braedon (Amanda), Miranda (Matthew), Jeremy, Peter, Laura, Thomas and ‘Great Poppy’ of many.
Tom worked for many years in the steel industry and enjoyed socializing with family and friends. His sarcastic sense of humour will be missed by all who knew him. He was a proud member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #32 in Meaford.
Cremation has taken place and a celebration of Tom’s life will take place at Susan’s home, 56 Sykes St. S., Meaford on Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 2 until 6 p.m.
As your expression of sympathy donations to the Meaford Nursing Home Auxiliary (cheques only please) would be appreciated and may be made through the Ferguson Funeral Home, 48 Boucher St. E., Meaford, ON N4L 1B9 to whom arrangements have been entrusted. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca