Thomas Andrew Cunningham

June 8, 1939 to July 14, 2020


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It is with profound sadness that the family of Thomas Cunningham announce his peaceful passing on Tuesday, July 14 at the age of 81.  Predeceased by his son Tommy, and his daughter-in-law Tamara.  He will be lovingly remembered and cherished by his wife of 58 years, Delphine; children Susan, Andrew, David (Jill); grandchildren Kaitlyn (Derek), Meghan (Zack), Colton, Lily, and Mia, brother Alex; sisters Jane Auchinleck and Mary Pszyk.  The family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. Kamran, radiation oncologist, as well as the palliative paramedics team and the palliative care staff at the Miller Centre.  A private family service for the celebration of his life will be held from the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Saturday, July 18th at 11:00 a.m.   In lieu of flowers and because of his love of horses, donations in Tom’s memory may be made to Spirit Horse NL. 


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We are thinking of all of you and are so sorry we could not be there in person with you. Uncle Tom was a wonderful person who will be greatly missed in our family. Our deepest condolences.
All our love and lots of hugs,
Jen, Ella and Charlotte

Andrew & family,
I was so sorry to learn of your father & grandfather’s passing. Please accept my condolences on your loss.
Janet O’Brien

Hello to the Cunningham family…
Never a good time when sickness is involved. We share that story especially when cancer is the enemy. It was a beautiful family that moved in next to us so many years ago into Uncle Joes house and that we had the privilege of getting to know. Time flies and here we are now revisiting the passing of a loved one. Tom was a brilliant man and I say that because I know from personal conversations. He was extremely kind to anyone he had the opportunity to show that side to. The family can take consolation in knowing they had someone who loved and did his best to guide the ship through life for the family’s benefit. We want to pass on our love to you guys and say he helped create and craft some special people that he was always proud to say “ This is my family “. Please keep the warm memories of his love as a guide in your own lives. Always in our memories. Paul and Judy Francis

Our thoughts and prayers are with you, we wish we could be there in person.
All our love,
Ian, Helene, Shannon, Harry and Jessie

Dear Del and Family,
It is never easy to lose a loved one, even if they have lived a long, fulfilling and happy life!
Doug and I have had the pleasure of being your neighbors for the last 11 years. We met Tom even before we moved in!
Our condolences to you all. Tom will certainly be missed.

Hi Everyone,
Hope you are all doing ok.
Very sorry to hear about the passing of Tom..
Tom was the genuine article. He was a wealth of information. He always loved to help and educate others. My parents knew Tom well. Whether playing cards or just shooting the breeze, Tom could always carry the room in his own modest way. Tom had that little sheepish grin, made you wonder what he was thinking, and then you would both burst into a laughter. Knowing Tom, he would want us all to smile as we reflect on his life and the man he was! Greg and Michelle Francis & Family

Delphine and family, so sorry to hear of Mr’s passing. He liked to tease and have a good laugh, he will be missed. But I know he will be happy with Tommy.
Sheila and Harry

Del, Susan, Andrew, Dave and families, so sorry to learn of Tom’s passing., his reunion with Tommy will be a happy one. Sincere condolences.

“Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful ….. Come and share your master’s happiness!” (Matthew 25:23 NIV)
Tom has been called to a better place and may he rest in peace knowing that he made this world a much more special place for those of us privileged enough to know and love him. There is little to offer beyond the tributes scribed at this website so suffice it to say Tom will be sorely missed.

Mrs C and family,
So saddened to hear of Mr C ‘s passing. Hugs and prayers for all of you during this difficult time.

Thinking of you during this difficult time. So sorry to hear of your Father’s passing. Our deepest sympathy.

To Mrs. C and family,
So sorry to hear of Mr. C’s passing. My deepest sympathies to you all during this difficult time.

To Delphine & Family,
It was a terrible shock and very sad to read of Tom’s passing; I was truly expecting him to fight back to regain his health as he so often did. We will miss his Facebook/email photos/videos of beautiful horses, and his many kind words. The group from his high school days in Montreal West will truly miss him and share in your grief. Please accept my sincere condolences.

My deepest condolence on uncle tom passing I always love his gentleness and his big smile when I seen him and he all was love horses. The memories that I have With him they are for a life time .my heart just breaks because I know he is in a better place right now and no worries about cancer no more and I know that there is no pain there where he is right now .He is in heaven with his son Tommy and my dad… From your favorite love u uncle tom xoxo

My deepest condolences on Toms passing ,I always loved his gentleness and big smile .The memories you have will sustain you a lifetime. May Gods warm embrace carry you all through the coming days. Love and hugs

Our condolences to the family. Will miss seeing Mr Cunningham out around the door. God Bless

Thinking of you during this difficult time. So sorry to hear of Tom’s passing. Our deepest sympathy.

Dave, Jill and family,

Sending our deepest condolences to you and your entire family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Lisa and Steve

Aunt Delphine, Susan , Andrew and David and family;
So sorry to hear of Uncle Tom’s passing. I have fond memories of his visits to St. Anthony, as well as visiting your family at your home. I will, remember his cheerful nature and quick smile. May He Rest In Peace.
Our sincere condolenses
With Love, Darren & Agnieszka

Delphine , Susan, Andrew,David, so sorry to hear of Tom’s passing. Please accept our deepest sympathy at the loss of such a loving husband, father, and grandfather . Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad and difficult time . Dwight and Glenda Brown

Delphine & family my deepest condolences on the loss of your loving husband & Dad. I have many fond memories of Tom from the Swine Station. He was a real gentleman & a great boss!!! Rest in Peace Tom. I will always remember you.

Delphine, Susan , Andrew and David and family.. Tom was a wonderful man, a dear friend who stood by Bob through many good and bad times. His passing leaves a great void in Bob’s life. I have only known him for less time but thoroughly enjoyed each moment spent with him and Delphine.. Our hearts are with you. Words are hard to find to express our sorrow and sense of loss. May God comfort each of you in your grief and help you through it. Love, Bob and Barbara

I have great memories of Uncle Tom. He had the best sense of humour and loved making everyone laugh.

To Aunt Del, Sue, Andrew, David and family., my heartfelt sympathy goes out to you. I’m sure Uncle Tom and Tommy are having a few laughs right now. In a better place. RIP Uncle Tom, you will be missed.
Love Yvonne, Ed, Nick and Adam.

To Delphine, Susan, Andrew, David, Alex, Mary and Jane and families. Vern and I are so saddened at the news of Tom’s passing. We will always remember him as a wonderful person who always made us smile. So eager to help with my interest in gardening, horses and refinishing furniture. Such happy memories that we will always cherish of times we spent wirh him and Delphine and all of you. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time and may God bless you all. Love Vern and Elaine

I wish I had’ve gotten the chance to meet Tom in real life. I was fortunate enough to be able to connect over Facebook these last many years, and Tom was always a gem. Always razzing me about my Leafs with his Canadiens. I’ll miss that, and him. Much love to Del, Susan and the whole family. Rest in Paradise, Tom.

Tom, we will always remember your quick wit and your laughter, how you could find humor in almost all situations, and your profound love for Delphine and all your Family, We love you and will always miss you. Shirley and Carroll Harper