- April 9, 2017
- Needham, Massachusetts
of Elwin's Passing
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“One of the best patients I have ever had the pleasure of caring for! He always made me laugh and everyone loved him. RIP!!!Ross
1 of 13 | Posted by: A friend
“My condolences to your family.May you hold on to the precious memories of your dear loved one.
2 of 13 | Posted by: A friend
“Marjie, so sorry for your loss. My prayers will be with you and your family at this difficult time.
3 of 13 | Posted by: Kathleen Kane - Mansfield, MA
“Dear Marjorie and family,My heart breaks on hearing this news. May God hold you tight and help you through this difficult time.I'm sending all my...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Tracy Yarbrough - Ardmore, OK
“Dear Libby,We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our hearts.BestWendy and Chuck Swartz
5 of 13 | Posted by: A friend
“So sorry for your great loss. Uncle was a force to be reckoned with even at 94 and in poor health. He was like the Duracell bunny. He kept on going....Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Barbara Burns (Sherren) - PEI
“I love you forever Dad.
7 of 13 | Posted by: Peggy Thomson - Albuquerque, NM
“Bob and I were sorry to hear of Uncle Elwin's passing after a long battle. He was a fighter,but he can rest now. I have fond memories of his annual...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Deborah Sherren - Meadowbank, PEI
9 of 13 | Posted by: Deborah Sherren - Meadowbank, PEI
“We will miss his visits to the Island. Very sorry to hear of his passing. Elwin Corbett called me yesterday afternoon to let us know of his passing...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: David Gloria Thomson - PEI
“So very sad to hear of cousin Elwin's passing. A special lifelong friend of my Father, John R. (Jack Thomson. 1922), these tow Thomson boys were...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Tracy Gallant - Rustico, PEI
“Sending our love and deepest sympathies to you all ❤One of my favourite and funniest memories of Elwin happened during a visit to PEI. He...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Ambre MacKenzie-Tawil - Family
“I met Tommy thru Park and Rec golf and I always enjoyed his company. Tommy was an amazing golfer given his poor eyesight. "Just line me up," and he...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Trish Cruickshank - needham
Elwin E. "Tommy" Thomson, a Needham resident for over 60 years, passed away on Sunday, April 9th at the Stanley R. Tippett Hospice House in Needham. He was 94 years old.
Born in Prince Edward Island, he served in the Royal Canadian Signal Corp for 7 years. He worked for 20 years as the Facilities Manager at the former Glover Memorial Hospital in Needham until his retirement. Elwin had many hobbies, including clock making. He will be sorely missed by his family and friends.
He was the beloved husband for 70 years of Eileen (MacInnis) Thomson and the father of Marilyn and Marjorie of Spartanburg SC, Margaret "Peggy" of Albuquerque NM, Elizabeth "Libby" and her husband Roger Pero of Walpole and Tommy of Lancaster. He is also survived by 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
A Funeral Service will be held in the Eaton Funeral Home, 1351 Highland Ave, Needham, on Thursday April 13th at 11 am. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visitation will be held on Thursday morning from 10- 11 am prior to the service.
Interment at Needham Cemetery.