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SLEMP, John Thomas “Tom”

Posted By Obits On August 7, 2013 @ 12:20 PM In Obituary | 10 Comments

June 11, 1940 – Calgary, AB
August 7, 2013 – Calgary, AB

John Thomas “Tom” Slemp beloved husband of Joyce of Calgary, passed away on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at the age of 73 years.

Tom loved hunting, fishing, country western music and watching his two sons play sports including hockey, soccer, baseball and wrestling.

Besides his loving wife Joyce, Tom is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law Marlin (Sandy) and Michael (Leanne); four grandsons Jordan, Jared, Jacob and Joshua; brother James Slemp of Nova Scotia; and sister Kathie (Philip) Lacoursiere of Red Deer.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.McInnisAndHolloway.com [1]. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Southern Alberta Brain Injury Society, #102, 2116 – 27 Avenue N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 7A6 Telephone: (403) 521 – 5212, www.sabis.ab.ca. Special thanks to the staff and caregivers at Clifton Manor for their wonderful care over the last thirteen years.

In living memory of Tom Slemp, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.

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Condolence from Gerry & Viv on August 9th, 2013 2:11 PM


So sorry to hear of Tom’s passing. We were thinking back to a lot of laughs and good times shared down here at the lake. Condolences to you, Marlin, Mike and families.

Gerry & Viv

Condolence from Fran Hamilton on August 9th, 2013 6:14 PM

Dear Joyce and family
I am so sorry to hear of Tom’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Tom’s wonderful smile and bubbly personality will always be remembered by his many friends and all his family.


Condolence from Frank & Wollene Mitchell on August 10th, 2013 11:55 AM

Dear Joyce, Marlin, Michael and families:
We are so sorry to learn of Tom’s passing. We’ll never forget the many good times spent together with you and “Timber Tom” on Alpine Drive. He was always there to provide much appreciated help. Our prayers are with you. Frank & Wollene

Condolence from Clifton Manor Unit 500 on August 13th, 2013 11:03 AM

To all of Tom’s Family and Friends,

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you in this hard time. Tom is greatly missed and seems a bit quiet without his wonderful singing, cheerful good mornings and over all pleasantness. We are all so sorry for your loss. Thank you for giving us the pleasure to have Tom on our unit he touched all our hearts.

Staff from Clifton Manor Unit 500

Condolence from Don and Kay Fraser, Hussar, Ab on August 14th, 2013 1:31 PM

Dear Joyce and family,
We’re sorry to hear of Tom’s passing. We remember our trip with you folks and the Youngs to San Francisco etc. Good time. Please accept our sympathy. Don and Kay Fraser

Condolence from Karen Westlake on August 17th, 2013 12:57 PM

Joyce, Marlin, Michael and families:
We were so sorry to hear of Tom’s passing. He was a great guy and we were so happy to get to know him and your family. You are a very loving and supportive family and we enjoyed your visits as much as Tom. He will be greatly missed as he always had a joke or funny story to tell us every day…he was a breath of fresh air. “Mother” and I shared many good laughs with him…he will forever be in our hearts.
Big hugs!
Karen and Mother

Condolence from Bob and Pat Slemp on August 20th, 2013 7:44 AM

Joyce, Marlin, Mike and families:

We are very sorry to hear of Tom’s passing. Our sympathy goes out to you all.We Know he will be missed by all of those that knew him.

Condolence from Biagio and Pamela Mele on August 20th, 2013 8:49 AM

Marlin, Sandy and Family, Thinking of you and wishing you comfort at this time.

Condolence from Doug and Gayle Green on August 20th, 2013 10:23 AM

Joyce, Marlin, Michael and families.. Our condolences on Tom’s passing. We have many fond memories of socializing with ‘the gang’ both at Echo Lake and in Calgary. Tom will be rememered as always being cheerful and obliging. Doug and Gayle

Condolence from Kristie Taylor on August 21st, 2013 6:47 PM

To Joyce and family,
I’m truly sorry about your loss. Uncle Tom was a funny guy!
I will miss him at Christmas.
My prayers and thoughts are with you all.
Kristie Taylor

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