WOOD: Mr. Thomas Gordon of Wasaga Beach

Wood (2)Veteran – Second World War – RCAF

Died peacefully on Saturday March 19, 2016 at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie at the age of 90.  Tom (Tommy) of Wasaga Beach, beloved husband of the late Joan.  Loving father of Lesley (Bob Owen), Corinne Hagerman (Ken Bodnar), Nancy (Gary Wanless), Scott (Debbie), Sharon (Byron Henderson), Ian (Leslie Maher) and Heather Wood.  Cherished Grandpa Tommy to Sarah, Kara, Darcy, Geordie, Leissa, Cory, Ethan, Anna Lee, Callie, Brandon, Carlie, Alecia, Quinn, Audrey, Tom, Katie, Maggie and Eira and to 24 great grandchildren.  Dear brother of Mervyn (Marilyn) and the late Beverly (the late Don Dixon).  Dear brother-in-law of Mavis (Bobby LaForest) and the late Ross (the late Evie) McDonald.  Predeceased by his son-in-law Douglas Hagerman. Tom will also be missed by his many nieces, nephews and friends.  Following a lengthy and accomplished career, Tom and Joan settled in Wasaga Beach for their retirement.  They were committed to their new community, involved with the Friends of Nancy Island, the Wasaga Beach Public Library, Probus, the Wasaga Beach Provincial Park Piping Plovers Project, a volunteer at the General & Marine Hospital and fostering many friendships but Tom was first and foremost committed to his family.  He will be missed.  Friends will be received at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Wasaga Beach Chapel on Wednesday March 23, 2016 from 1 p.m. for the Funeral Service in the Chapel at 2 p.m.  Reception to follow at Waterside Retirement Lodge.  If desired, donations to Lupus Ontario or The Friends’ of Nancy Island would be appreciated by Tommy’s family.  For further information and to sign the Book of Memories, log on to www.carruthersdavidson.com

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