It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved son, husband, dad and grandpa, Tom Clark. Tom was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on May 26, 1958.
Tom leaves behind his loving wife Teresa, children Chris (Melissa), Ryan, Brittney (Clayton) and Alicia, step children Megan, Adam and Emily, parents Dick and Dorothy, grandchildren Kai, Taya, Emily, Paitan, Traiten, Paul and Reese, siblings Bonnie, Jackie and Bob and former wife Jeanette.
Tom cherished his family more than anything in the world. Tom took great pleasure in helping his family; he was our mechanic, handy-man, babysitter, chef, counsellor and advisor. Tom’s favourite pastimes include gardening, working on his house, travelling and enjoying his evening cigar and beer on the deck with Teresa.
Tom was a loyal, humble and hard-working man. At the beginning of his career Tom worked as a driver with Gray Beverage in Victoria for 12 years. During this time he also served as a volunteer fire fighter with the Langford Fire Department. In 1994 he started working as a bus driver at the Cowichan Valley School District. It was here that Tom met his “bus garage” family and his beloved Teresa. Tom held many positions with the school district, in June 2016 Tom was appointed to Transportation Supervisor, a role where he was respected and loved. Tom had the opportunity to touch many lives during his career and is remembered for his generosity, compassion and sense of humour.
Please join us for a celebration of life at the Mellor Hall at the Cowichan Exhibition Grounds, 7380 Trans-Canada Hwy, Duncan, BC on Sunday, April 9th, 2017 at 2:00pm.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Tom Clark Memorial Bursary, c/o School District 79, 2557 Beverly Street, Duncan, BC, V9L 2X3.
Online condolences may be made at www.hwwallacecbc.com