Tom_paperHAMMOND: Thomas Hopkins “Tom” (WWII Veteran)

Passed away peacefully at the P.R.H.C. on Thursday December 5, 2013.  Tom Hammond of Buckhorn in his 89th year.  Tom served his country during World War II in the Royal Canadian Navy on the HMCS Longueuil.  He was a member of the R.C.L. Branch #77 Lakefield and the Oshawa Navy Club.  Loved and missed by his wife Pauline of Buckhorn.  Also sadly missed by his daughters Deborah Hammond (Tom Warner) of Regina, Kathryn Loverock (Eric), Linda Bradica (Barney) and Carol Green (Drew), all of Oshawa.  Dear grandpa of Craig (Leslie), Tasha (Yuri), Carson (Jessa), Tammy (Jason), Trisha (Brad), Jamie (Jen), Shelley (Chris), Carolann (Rob), Sam (Debbie) and Rob (Angela).  Dear Poppa Tom of Hope, Kyeran, Bria, Christian, Carli, Bradley, Reid, Matthew, Jadie, Garrett, Gavin, Zachary, Rachel, Krista, Alex, Danielle and great great grandson Brayden.  Remembered by his brother Ernie Hammond (Lillian) of Toronto, sisters Muriel Moore (Alan) of Bobcaygeon, Kathleen Runciman (The late Earl) of Oshawa, sister-in-law Eleanor Vaillancourt of Oshawa and many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his parents Maryann and Tom and by his brother Bucky.  A Royal Canadian Legion Memorial Service will be held at THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES, LAKEFIELD CHAPEL on Monday December 9, 2013 at 11:00 AM followed immediately by a funeral service in the chapel.  A reception will follow at the Royal Canadian Legion in Lakefield.  Memorial donations may be made to R.C.L. Branch #77 Lakefield Building Fund as expressions of sympathy.  Friends may send condolences by contacting the funeral home at www.hendrenfuneralhome.com or by calling 705-652-3355.

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