Marshman – Thomas John "Tom" of Fingal, passed away peacefully at the St. Thomas-Elgin
General Hospital on Tuesday, July 31st, 2018, at the age of 89 years.
Beloved husband of Karin Abbott and the late Mildred (Hall) Marshman (2003). Dear
brother of Eleanor Eileen (née Marshman) House (late Ernie 1978). Loved uncle of
Gerry and Nancy (née Hilton) House and Shirley (née House) and Danial Dale. Cherished
great uncle of Amy Dale and husband Mike Jackson and their son, Evan, Jamey and
his wife Heather Dale and their sons, Tyler and Troy, Nicholas and his wife Julee
Dale and their sons, Cameron and Kolton, Matthew and his wife Lisa House and their
daughters, Emma and Gracie, Nicole House and her husband Anthony Sera and their
children, Liam and Hazel, Christopher and his wife Becky House and their children
Ethan and Bella.
Tom was born in Dutton on November 14th, 1928, son of the late Leonard and Gladys
(née Knight) Marshman. He worked at the Ontario Hospital, for ARCO T.V. and then
as the Audio Visual Technician at Parkside Collegiate Institute from 1967-1992.
Tom was a lifetime member of Knox Presbyterian Church, Fingal and was Clerk of Session
from 1978 – 2008.
Public visitation will be held at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, St. Thomas
on Friday, August 3rd from 7-9pm. In keeping with Tom's wishes private family service
will be held on Saturday. Cremation to follow with private interment of ashes to
take place in Fingal Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of