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25 comments on “Thomas Parsons”

  1. I’m sorry that I never got to meet you Tom but I feel that I know you so well with the stories that dad told me about you and him. I’m sure you are with dad now and having a good old catch-up and a long good walk down memory lane!
    May you both rest in peace. Your work is done.
    Until we meet again
    God Bless
    Debbie, Tony & family xx

  2. Tom lived a wonderful and very full life, he was an amazing man and such a gentleman. The service for him was wonderful, and good to learn more of his service life. Elaine, Sue and Jeffrey you have so many great memories of Tom to share with your families. He can now rest easy after an amazing life. Our smypathy to you all.
    Fond regards Heather and Peter Tate ( Robins)

  3. Beautuful service for a fine gentleman Condolences to the family and thank you for allowing us to be there via live stream.
    Sue and Chris Howard

  4. Uncle Tom was a an amazing man who lived a rich, full life. Thanks for the fitting tribute Elaine, Sue and Jeff.

  5. Very Fond memories of a unique and genuine Uncle Tom. A full life lived. I am grateful that from afar I could reflect on his life and be a part of the celebration of his life and to say goodbye.
    Thoughts and love to family. Heather Simon and Liam in NZ

  6. We shared organ playing at the Leongatha Uniting Church for many years. We had many discussions and good times, he was always helpful and cooperative. He has been missed in recent years since he retired.
    With great respect to Tom and sincere condolences to all his family.
    Dorothy Warren

  7. We were privileged to have had Tom officiate at our wedding thirty years ago.

    A wonderful and fitting service for an absolute gentleman.

    In loving memory.

  8. A life well lived, and now rest and peace at last. Loving thoughts to all, specially to Jeff and Jenny and family. God ‘s blessings be with Eunice

  9. Dear Elaine, Sue and Jeffrey, How much we, Fran, Barb and Beryl, appreciated being able to watch today’s service and being reminded of some of Tom’s life, but also learning a lot more. What an amazing man, with so many talents, and so much love of family, friends, community and country.
    Fran (Giorgianni) Palling – “It was a great pleasure to work for Tom, and thanks to my working in Parsons Lockington I met my dear, darling Bill”
    Barbara (Phillips) Walker – “The Phillips family had a lot to do with Tom in Lockington Presbyterian Church, and were regular shoppers at Parson’s Store.”
    Beryl (Cunnington) Marshall – “Tom greatly encouraged me when I decided to become Brown Owl of Lockington Brownie Pack”.

  10. Beautiful service for a much respected and loved Gentleman. Rest In Peace Tom. Happy memories, Elva & Norm Christie

  11. Deepest sympathy to Elaine, Sue, Jeff and all the family
    A lovely service, Tom had such a full life and so many passions.
    I can never thank him enough for inviting me to join scouts in 1967 and the journey I am still on

    Love to everyone
    Marge Currie OAM ( Richter)

  12. Farewell Tom, it has been our privilege to make your acquaintance over the past 6 years. Fondly remembered.

  13. I am confident Tom would be most pleased with his service and all contributors thank you Elaine Sue and Geoff and families.

  14. What a wonderful Goodbye to Tom. Such an interesting life he led, with his proud Family always beside him. Fabulous salute with the Planes passing over. That would have put a smile on his face. The flowers on the casket were absolutely beautiful and such a nice gesture from Tom, for Family to take home a memento of the final Goodbye. Thanks for the chance to join in, if not personally with you all, but live stream. Wonderful Service. Ken and Faye Harris..xo

  15. So glad we could be part of Tom’s farewell service.
    Sending hugs and warmth to you all at this time.

  16. What a wonderful service and tribute to a true gentleman – Tom Parsons. My condolences to all his family and friends
    Beth McPherson
    (Daughter of Nancy Crow)
    Wagga Wagga

  17. A beautiful service for Uncle Tom. It was so fascinating to hear about his life and experiences. Thinking of you all and sending love and hugs Cousin Anne

  18. Leongatha Probus sends condolences to all of Tom’s family. Tom was a foundation member of our Club, and the first Life Member. Throughout the 30 years of his membership, he took on many roles in the committee and was always an enthusiastic supporter of club activities and members. Farewell Tom

  19. What a lovely goodbye to a fantastic fellow. I loved visiting Tom with Jo and getting a megawatt smile from Tom. Condolences to the family.

  20. My best friend, mate gone I hope to a better place.
    My life made all the sadder for your passing. No more scotch and dry and dribbling nonsense
    between two old friends.
    Who to turn to now when I need advice ?
    Advice that could only be given by one who had lived
    Life to the full through good and bad, respected by all who knew him, loved by two beautiful
    women and will never be forgotten by Graeme and Barbara

    1. R.i.p Tom
      Condolences to family and friends.
      Tom would have been happy with the send off it was beautiful.
      Great man with a great life.
      Great man that married us.

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