The Chronicle Herald Halifax, NS
Tuesday, April 19th, 2011
Timothy Thomas -
Timothy William Thomas, 47, Salmon River, Colchester County, passed away Sunday, April 17, 2011 in the QEII health Science Centre, Halifax Infirmary Site, Halifax. Born in Fredericton, NB, he was a son of Mrs. Shirley Louise (Hoyt) Thomas of Fredericton, NB., and the late David Thomas. Tim was retired from 2nd Battalion Royal Canadian Regiment, Peacekeeping Veteran (Bosnia). Tim was a loving father to not only his own children, but to many others over the years. He had a great love for and an amazing way with children. All who knew Tim will miss his unique laugh. He loved life and always found the humor in things. He was an avid Habs and Lakers fan his entire life. Tim was a generous man, in life and in death. He was an organ donor, and in his sudden passing, five families will receive the gift of life. Survived by wife Patti (Davidson), sons Timothy Jr (fiancé Stacey Legere), Trent, and Tyler. Mother Shirley, brothers Rick (Janet), Randy (Sharon), Rodney, sisters Jill and Tammy. Proud Uncle to 15 wonderful nephews and nieces. Visitation will be Wednesday from 7 to 9 pm and from where the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 26, Truro will conduct a Legion Tribute Service on Wednesday evening at 7pm. Funeral service will be Thursday April 21st. at 2 pm all in the Mattatall~Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro. Rev. Brian DeLong will officiate with burial to take place at a later date. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Association of Transplantation would be appreciated http://www.transplant.ca/index.htm. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting the “Guest Book” at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com.