Pickering, Thomas William

Thomas Pickering was born in Prince Albert, SK on March 2, 1929 and died peacefully on September 2, 2012 at Malaspina Gardens in Nanaimo, at the age of 83, after a long battle with Alzheimers. Survived by his brother, Walter Pickering and partner Anne, of Victoria; his sister, Florence Dadds and husband, Robert of Nanaimo; his sons: Greg (Cora & family) of Mission, BC and Graeme (Judy & family) of Calgary, AB. He leaves behind his faithful companion of five years, Yvonne Fries.

Tom was a long time member of the Moose Lodge, the R.C.L. #256 and was an active member of Scouts Canada for over 30 years.

There will be a Celebration of Life at the Moose Lodge on Cranberry Ave. on September 29, 2012 from 11am-2pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

Nanaimo News Bulletin

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