PROWSE, Thomas Reginald - At Peterborough Regional Health Centre on September 8, 2016 at the age of 88.
Beloved husband to the love of his life, Doreen Prowse (nee Staple) for 65 years.
Dear father of Sharon Somes and her husband Geoff, and James 'Jamie' Prowse. Proud Gunga to Ryan Somes and his wife Anthea Stanley and Tamara Somes and her boyfriend Chris Cascanette and Great-Gunga to Brody Somes.
Dear brother of Terry McFarlane, Lois Tessari and the late Ilona Knudson, Logan Prowse, Lemuel Prowse FLT. LT. RCAF. Tom will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends.
After graduating from the University of Saskatchewan with a Degree in Commerce, Tom started working at Tomminco Ltd. as a Labourer. He spent his entire career there, the last 20 years as Controller of the company. In retirement Tom and Doreen divided their time between their home on Pawleys Island, South Carolina and their cottage on Georgina Island on Lake Simcoe where Tom loved to read, fish, sail, golf and most importantly, spend time with his family.
A Celebration of Tom's Life will be held on Sunday, September 11th at 2:00 p.m. at the Comstock-Kaye Life Celebration Centre, 356 Rubidge Street, Peterborough, with visitation one hour prior to the service from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
A special thank you to the Palliative Care staff for their wonderful care of Tom. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Tom may be made to the PRHC - Palliative Care Unit, or Peterborough Hospice would be appreciated.