ZAKOOR, Thomas Michael

Passed away peacefully on February 27, 2019 at the age of 80 years. Beloved husband of Teresa (Terry) for 59 years. Cherished father of Janis (Bill McMeekan) of Parry Sound, and Anne Zakoor. Treasured Grampa of Kristy Morris, of Simcoe, and Myles Miller. Dearest son of the late Michael and Pauline Zakoor. Dearest brother of Alfred (Joan), John (Barbara), Connie (late Mike Pash) of Tampa, Fla. Predeceased by brothers Victor, Stanley (survived by Carol) and sisters Diana and Ruth. Tom will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. He was retired from G.M. Trim Plant – Local 1973, and was a lifetime member of the Chrymoto Club. He enjoyed time with his family and friends. Everyone loved Tom’s famous “Zak-Burgers” and mouthwatering steaks at “BBQ Time.” He never gave up on his favourite sports teams: Detroit Lions and Tigers!

A sincere Thank You to the entire staff at Banwell Gardens for their kindness and compassionate care of Tom. Cremation has taken place. A memorial visitation will be held on Sunday, March 10, 2019 from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. with Parish Prayers at 4:30 p.m. at FAMILIES FIRST, 1065 Lauzon Rd., East Windsor, 519-969-5841. Funeral Mass Monday, March 11, 2019 at 11 a.m. at St. John Vianney Church, 385 Dieppe St. Private interment will be held at a later date at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. If you so desire, donations to the Alzheimers Society of Windsor-Essex County or to the charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at

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