Tom passed away suddenly on January 13th. He was born in Germany to Adolf and Margareta Schilling and immigrated to Canada in 1987 where he met his love, Melodie.
Tom touched many people with his generosity, kindness and was well known for his in-depth conversations. He was a hardworking man and was committed to everything he undertook.
He is survived by his wife, Melodie; step-daughters, Kyla Hickey (Jason Strongman) and Colleen Hickey (Brian Sawyer); grandchildren, Zoe, Ella, Kobe; his family in Germany, mother, Margareta, siblings, Arnold, Christian, Krista, Karen and Carmen. He is also survived by many sister-in-laws, brother-in-laws, nieces and nephews.
Tom always had a special place in his heart for those in need. In his memory, donations can be made to Plan Canada, Gifts of Hope, 245 Englinton Ave East, Suite 300, Toronto, Ontario, M4P 0B3.
A service will be held at Thompson Funeral Home on Sunday, January 19th at 10:00 a.m. for family and close friends.
Condolences can be made at www.thompsonfs.ca