SAMUEL, Thomas

Posted: May 8th, 2017


THOMAS “TOM” AMES SAMUEL, beloved husband of Beth Samuel of 43 years, of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully in his home on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at the age of 72 years.

Tom is survived by his children Ian (Beverley), Ryan (Nadine), Gregg (Dawn), Ross (Erin) and Karen (previous marriage); grandchildren Paige, Lexie and Kieran. He is also survived by his brother George Samuel (Joanna Dunbar), sisters-in-law Evelyn Samuel (Michael Bocking) and Marilyn (Raymond) Polege and brother-in-law Glenn (VeronaLea) Flanders as well as several nieces and nephews.

Tom was predeceased by his parents George and Helen, brother Alex and his first wife Judy.

Tom was a compassionate and loving husband, father and grandfather. He was a long-time AA member, recently celebrating 48 years sobriety. Tom’s life was devoted to human services. He worked in addictions counseling, health care and education. He was an astute observer of life, and loved listening to heavy metal music. Tom will be dearly missed.

A Service of Remembrance will be held at the MCKILLOP UNITED CHURCH, 2329 – 15th Avenue South, Lethbridge, on Friday, May 12th at 2:00 P.M.

In memory of Tom, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, P.O. Box 2211, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 4K7, Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 29 St NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 or PBS-KSPS, Box 10, 918 – 16 Ave. N.W., Calgary, AB, T2M 0K3.

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