Thomas Richard John Grimes

June 10, 2017

Obituary

Passed away suddenly June 10th, 2017 in his 74th year, while making wonderful memories with his son and daughter in-law in Terra Nova, one of his favorite places, Thomas Grimes. Predeceased by his parents Thomas and Mary (Mercer) Grimes; sister Phyllis Markle (Howard); brother Peter; and his beloved Aunt Maude Mercer. Leaving to mourn his fiancée and soulmate Bernice Kearley; his children Debra (Debbie) Rideout (Robert) and Jonathan (Pamela) and their mother Joyce (Percy) Grimes; his grandchildren Devon and Delanie Rideout, whom he adored; sister Lauretta Brasacchio; sister in law June Grimes; special cousin Mary Dawe; Bernice’s children Stephen, Andrew and Andrea and their families; brother in law Boyd Smith (Verna);and a close circle of nephews, nieces and friends; especially Derek & Betty Sullivan, Jim and Jessie Young, Mike and Vyvyenne Bruce and Millar Ewing. Also, members of the Newfoundland Cardiac Rehab Association and Navy League of Canada who he represented with pride. To Dr. Barbour, Delaney’s Ambulance, and the staff of The Dep in Terra Nova, Greg Osmond and Andrew Simmons, who worked so hard on his behalf, there are not enough words to express our gratitude for your efforts. Visitation at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm and 7:00-9:00 pm. Funeral service will be held at The Carnell Memorial Chapel on Thursday, June 15th, 2017 at 11:00 am with inurnment to follow at Forest Road Columbarium. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made in Thomas’ memory to The Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of one’s choice.

Schedule

Visitations

2-4 p.m. on June 14, 2017

7-9 p.m. on June 14, 2017

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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funeral

11:00am, Thursday June 15th

The Carnell Memorial Chapel
329 Freshwater Road
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Aunt Bernice, we are so very sad to hear of Tom’s passing and send you all our deepest condolences.

Love, Kelly, Chris, Paul, Matthew and Ted

Debbie and family,
So sorry to hear of your father’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

We are all so sorry to hear of your loss. Our deepest condolences to family and friends. Pat Green, Mark Green and Laura and family. 💕

To Bernice and all of Tom’s Family,

We were shocked to hear of Tom’s sudden death. He was a fine gentleman, a loved friend, and dear cousin. Bernice, Debbie, Jonathan, and all Tom’s family, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you. We will be thinking of you during Tom’s service. All our love, cousin Andrew. Marilyn, and Clarinda .

Bernice,

So sorry to hear of your loss, Tom was a great friend, I will miss him…Thoughts and prayers are with you and the family….

Doris

To Bernice and all of Tom’s family, so sorry to hear of Tom’s sudden passing. Please accept our condolences. Our thoughts are with you all at this difficult time.

Our deepest sympathy at this difficult time, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Dear Bernice, So sorry to hear of Tom’s sudden passing. I can only imagine the devastation and heartache you must feel. My thoughts are with you as you mourn his passing but celebrate his life. May the love and memories you hold dear in your heart help get you through this difficult time and the days ahead. Sincere condolences to all Tom’s family. Daphne LeDrew

To Bernice and family,

We were deeply shocked to hear of Tom’s passing.
Marg and I are without words and can only express our deepest sympathy. We hope to be back in town in time to visit the funeral home and share in your loss.

To Tom’ family. Our sincere sympathy on his untimely passing. We will miss him terribly at Cardiac, he was a jokester who kept us laughing while seriously following his leadership. Our thoughts & prayers go with you. Remember the good times and move forward on the memories.

Bernice,, deepest sympathy for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Diane Hapgood Hollahan

Our deepest condolences , our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Bernice;
Our deepest sympathy on Tom’s untimely passing. We have been unable to attend Rehab and have lost touch with a lot of people we consider friends. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Ruby & Bill Russell

My deepest sympathy for your loss, hugs to all believe me they help; live in his memories and celebrate his life.

Sorry to hear of Tom’s passing. He was a wonderful neighbor.

Jon and Debbie so very sorrow and shocked at your fathers passing.
Ours hearts and prayers go out to you.

On behalf of RCL Br 62 sending our condolences to family. May you all find strength at this difficult time.

On behalf of President Val Careen and members of Branch #33 Placentia I would like to pass on our condolence of a dear friend Tom. RIP.

Dear Jon, Pam and family: On behalf of the staff and students at Prince of Wales Collegiate, please accept our deepest condolences on the passing of your loved one.

Bernice, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time

Jon, Pam and family,
I am so very sorry for your loss.
My thoughts are with you at this time.

Bernice and family, so sorry to hear of Tom’s passing. It was quite a shock to everybody. Our sincerest sympthy.

Marggie and Brian Payne.