Tom Attewell Jr

A photo of Tom Attewell Jr


Pardoville Union Cemetery
Thursday October 19, 2017
11:00 a.m.

Thomas Attewell Jr of Charing Cross passed away on Saturday October 14, 2017. He walked these parts for 78 years; 56 of them with his best friend and wife Gail (Grey) Attewell.  Tom and Gail raised two daughters; Pamela Attewell and Carrie Stobbs (Mark) who they have always been very proud of.  And then there is Sebastian, the one and only grandson who made Tom’s eyes light up whenever he walked into the room…

Her husband.  Our dad. His grandpa. Your uncle.  Best friend. Tom touched many of our lives in many different ways. If you were around him for any length of time you were soon graced with his sharp wit and sarcasm. You always left with a smile and catch ya on the flip side kind of warmth. He was a hard working man his entire life and was always willing to help out whenever asked. Dad fought off cancer 4 times without any conventional treatment.  Last year he went through 4 major surgeries on his face and surprisingly died cancer free! A lover of animals and of his gardens he could be found outside with his cats, in his workshop with his grand puppy or on his porch with a rum and crossword.  And all the while he had his tunes going in the back ground. Usually Elvis. So friends and family the next time you go by a garden with zinnias or hear Elvis singing How Great Thou Art think of Tom. Rest in peace Tommy 2 Tone You are forever loved and greatly missed.

Tom will be forever remembered by his sisters Beverly O’Phee (Ron), Sandy Gardiner and Nancy McCorkell and by his in-laws Jan (Hurrell) Attewell and Brock Robinson. He was predeceased by his parents Helen (Huffman) & Thomas Attewell Sr, his sisters Sharon Faflak and Rosemary Robinson, his brother Bud Attewell and by his brothers in law George Faflak, Bob Gardiner and Bruce McCorkell.

He will also be remembered by Gail’s family Betty (Grey) McKillop, Wayne & Beryl (Carr) Grey and Betty (Momette) Grey.  Predeceased by William Grey and Donald McKillop.

Uncle Tom will be remembered by his many treasured nieces and nephews.

In keeping with his wishes, cremation has taken place. Friends and family are invited to gather at Pardoville Cemetery on Thursday October 19, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. where Tom will be remembered at a graveside service.  Friends wishing to remember Tom with a memorial donation are asked to consider the Chatham-Kent Hospice or P.A.W.R.

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We are very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Dear Gail. So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and the family and sending hugs and sincere condolences. Jodie

Gail and family, So sorry to hear of your loss , deepest sympathy to all .

Gail, Carrie and Pam-Although the last few years have been difficult may your special memories help you though this difficult time. I have many great memories of all the Attewells and Tom was a part of that. You are in my prayers. Becky

My deepest heart felt condolences to the entire family. May great strength be with you all. With love, xo Deb

My sincere condolences on your great loss Carrie and to your family. Its not easy losing a loved one but you have lots of beautiful memories to help you threw this difficult time. Take care Nuzz

My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May your memories and stories comfort you. Prayers Peggy Russchen and family

Carrie and Mark, thinking about you and your family during this difficult time. May your father Tom rest in peace.❤

Gail and family sorry for your loss. Will never forget Tom. Our prayers are with you.

Mark & Carrie our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family through this difficult time love Steve & Nicole

Gail - my heart is aching for you, and for the family. Rest in Peace Tom.

We are so sorry for your loss. One of life's greatest treasures is the love that binds families together and Tom provided lots of love for his family. May your memories bring some comfort at this very difficult time. Love D and Victor

Gail and Family - We are so very sorry for your loss. Tom was such a nice man with a wonderful sense of humour. He will be truly missed.

My sincere sympathies to you and your family in the loss of Tom. I got to know him when he ran the store in Cedar Springs. Memories last forever, take care. Rose Clayton

To Gail, Carrie & Mark, Pam and Sebastian: I was deeply saddened to hear this news today. Tom was truly a great man. Hang on to those memories. My thoughts are with you all.

Gail, Please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of Tom, my he Rest in Peace.

Sharing in your sorrow. With love, Kent & Carly

Carrie and family, I am so sorry for the passing of Tom. You are all in my prayers.

Wayne and I are so sorry to hear of Tom's passing. He was always a very nice gentle man, He had a easy smile and used it often. Thinking of you and the family Sharron & Wayne Myers

Gail and family, May you find comfort in your precious memories. Thinking of you all. Sincerely, Ted and Brenda

Gail and family, so sorry to hear of your loss. God Bless.

Gail, Carrie & Mark, Pam and Sebastian you all are in my thoughts and prayers. Tommy 2 tone was a great guy and will be sadly missed Hugs to you all.

Gail. So sorry to hear of Tom's passing. We had many a good time together and I know how much you will miss him. He was your best friend and will always be in your heart. Carrie, Pam, Mark and Sebestian. You will miss him greatly but remember a part of him will always be with you. Dave and I send our deepest sympathies. Eli and Dave

Gail ,Carrie ,Mark ,Pam ,Sebastian ..Mark and I send our sincere condolences to you ! You are in our thoughts and prayers .❤

Sending Our thoughts and prayers to the family and friends-Patrick and Linda McGuigan

Our sympathies to you Gail and your two daughters. Memories will never be taken away.

I am so sad to hear this news. Thinking of all of you. Love and hugs Julie

So very sorry for your family loss Carrie. My thoughts and prayers are with you!

Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your husband Gail , father Carrie and Pam, brother Nancy, Bev, Sandy, grandpa Sebastian, know that our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time . Our love to all.

To Gail, Carrie and Mark, Pam and Bug Yes it has been a few years but the good memories still carry on. Sitting by the campfires listening to music as the waves rolled in. Having a few cold beverages until the wee morning hours. Wondering which dick head (Oops) would fall off of his lawn chair first. The laughter and stories that were told. You were the best neighours that anyone could have and also a babysitter for our little Sheeba. The things Tom did to show he cared. His greatest success that he was so proud of his family. Tom was such an inspiration in your life and will be missed and remembered always. Gail you are a Rock.....Love Mike and Sandy

Gail, Pam & Carrie Sorry to hear the news about Tom You have lots of great memories to sustain you at this sad time You are in our prayers

Our sympathies and prayers also go to Sandra, Bev & Ron, Nancy, Jan and their families.

Our deepest sympathies Gail, Carrie, Mark, Pam and Sebastian. We all loved Tom. A great friend to all of us. >>Lucy will surely miss him as well! Love, Don, Anne and Marcie

We are so sorry to see this. Tom & you were always good friends and we enjoyed the times we spent with you. You and your family are in our thoughts and in our prayers.

Deepest Sympathy to Gail and all of the Attewell family. May your many years of wonderful memories help ease this difficult time.

Uncle Tom will be greatly missed! I will always remember his good spirit and jokes! He was always the life of the party and a great family man, and I will always be proud to have him as an Uncle. Love always, Darrin Robinson.

We offer our deepest condolences to you and your family.

Pam & Family, Just wanted to send my deepest condolences on your familes great loss at this time, I am sure no words right now can give you any solice during this sad time in your lives. Just remember the great times you had with him in your lives.

Gail, Pam, Carrie and Mark and Sebastian - my sincere condolences on your great loss.

Gail, Pam and Carrie and Mark and Sebastian, My sincerest sympathies to you all! Tom was such a wonderful husband, dad and grandpa and I know he will be dearly missed. One of my fondest memories was walking into your house and Tom sliding across the living room floor jamming with the stereo cranked! I always enjoyed working with him and chatting when he stopped in at the alley. He has left a very large void in your family and hope you find some comfort in all the wonderful memories that you shall carry with you. My heart goes out to you.

Carrie, Mark, Pam, Sebastian , and Mrs. Attewell: sending prayers as you say goodbye to a special man. My deepest sympathy. Margherita.

I am so very sorry for your loss Carrie. It is so hard the numbness will fade and the memories will remain. Love and Peace to you and your family ❤️

Our deepest condolences. ((Hugs)) from your U.S. family.