Thomas (Tom) Henry Dicks, age 90, passed away peacefully in his home on January 25th, 2020.
Tom was born in Belleoram on September 2nd, 1929, to parents Uriah and Frances (Dominix) Dicks. Tom enjoyed a much-loved career and life on the water retiring from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, having also served as a merchant marine during the war. He enjoyed Newfoundland history and was a proud and faithful parishioner of St. Thomas’ Anglican Church.
Tom is survived by his wife of 58 years Jean (Gill) of Botwood; children Keith (Deborah) Dicks, Frances Dicks and Granddaughter Ashley Dicks. Also leaving to mourn sisters-in-law Marie Dicks and Joan Gill; as well as nieces, nephews, and a large circle of relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his parents and brothers Frank and Roy.
Visitation will be held at Carnells Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, from 2 p.m.- 4 p.m. and from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. on January 28th with funeral service at St. Thomas’ Anglican Church on January 29th at 2 p.m. with interment to follow at the Kenmount Road Anglican Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Tom’s memory to St. Thomas’ Anglican Church.
Sending special thanks to his family doctor Laura Fitzgerald for her kindness and compassionate care.
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