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ELLIOTT, Thomas Henry

August 8, 1933 – Sarnia, Ontario
December 4, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

Thomas Elliott, beloved husband of Patricia Elliott of Calgary, AB passed away on December 4, 2018 at the age of 85 years.

Thomas was a faith based, hardworking, dedicated family man who had a passion for music. He enjoyed collecting and listening to vinyl records, had learned to play the violin at a young age and over time taught himself how to play the guitar, banjo, organ and harmonica. With a green thumb for vegetable and flower gardening he placed food on the table and surrounded the family home with beauty. A salesman through and through, he would easily strike up a conversation with anyone, endearing himself to his customers and in later years his caregivers. He started out delivering ice, milk and bread with a horse and wagon then moved onto coffee truck services and managing vending services, concluding his career with territorial confectionery sales until retirement.

Besides his loving wife, Thomas is survived by his children Barbara Barclay, Donna Rohl, Michael Elliott (Char), Patrick Elliott (Mary), Daniel Elliott (Lori), Leah Robbins (Chric); his grandchildren Crystal, Amanda, Casey, Allan, Melissa, Anita, Kira, Kimberly, Katrina, Hannah, Heather; fourteen great-grandchildren, his sister Pat Brown (Bill), as well as numerous extended family members.

He was predeceased by his son David Elliott, grandson David Johnson and his sister Emily Robbins (Fred) and son-in-law Ron Barclay.

Honoring Thomas’ wishes a private cremation will take place on December 8th, 2018.

If friends so desire, In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Poppy Fund, #1, 4539 – 6th Street N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 3Z6, Telephone: (403) 265-6304 or to The Salvation Army, 1731 29th Street SW Calgary, AB, T3C 1M6, on line at www.salvationarmy.ca, or by phone 403-410-1112. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com

In living memory of Thomas Elliott, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB, T2X 3J3, Telephone: 403-256-9575.

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  1. Dan & Colleen Wardlaw :

    Our deepest sympathies & condolences for the family. May they find peace along the road as they cope with Tom’s passing.

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  2. Deb & John Geis :

    Condolences to the family. Remember the good times.

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  3. Sorry to learn of Tom’s passing. Uncle Tom was such a kind , good-natured gentleman. My sympathies to Aunt Pat and family.

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  4. Patrick and Mary Elliott :

    Thinking about my sister’s and brother and of course Mom. Their unending dedication and ongoing support and hard work in caring for Dad over the last several years speaks for itself. Few people are surrounded in life by that kind of love. May you all rest a little easier. Love and prayers.

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  5. Mary Elliott

    Not a lot of time spent with you dad but the times I had were great. Loved the stories, jokes and pictures you drew. I will miss this but will always remember them. You are at peace now and your in my heart and Patrick’s. Will miss you deeply.

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  6. Another Angel has been given wings and he will play his music at the gates of heaven.
    Cherish and hold onto the memories you created together as they will give you peace and comfort.
    My deepest condolence in your loss.

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