Gold, Thomas

GOLD, Thomas

1946 - 2022

On May 24, 2022, Thomas (aka Tom/Tommy) Gold passed away. Beloved son of the late Frank Gold and Helen O’Shaughnessy, Tom spent his whole life in Swastika. He is dearly missed by his cousins. Tom spent many years working as a dishwasher at the Kirkland Lake District Hospital, and became known to many people in Kirkland Lake because of his routines, hobbies, interests and favourite eating places. He loved cars, dogs, driving around, and regularly visiting his favourite social clubs and restaurants in Kirkland Lake. While private by nature, he did enjoy a good chat, and was well liked by those he met along his life journey. He also very much enjoyed his annual visits to his family members in eastern Ontario.

Those wishing to make donations in his name are encouraged to donate to Heart and Stroke Foundation, Cancer Society or War Amps. A private family service of family and friends will be held at a later date.


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Tom's family

I was so sorry to hear about Tom's passing. He was such a kind and gentle man, very soft spoken. I enjoyed our chats, especially when he kept changing vehicles.

Tammy, le 13 juin 2022

The Gold Family

Wow so sorry to hear of Tommy's passing. Have known him for many years, from KDH and Smitty's. He will be missed by many.
RIP Tommy.

Yvonne Menard , le 13 juin 2022

Tommy’s family

So sorry to hear of Toms passing. I worked with Tommy for many years. He loved helping cook the pasta for supper if on the menu. The shift Tommy worked for so many years is referred to as the Tommy shift and has been since he retired. Thinking of you!!

Kelly Burak, le 13 juin 2022

family of Tom

Tommy was a regular at the encore club and we had conversations and laughs..He loved his desserts and sometimes would eat them first...I shall miss his smiling face and greetings each time i saw him xx God speed Tommy xx

Barbara Moore, le 13 juin 2022

To Tommy's Family and Friends.

Tommy we shall miss you. His kind attitude and gentle smile will be missed. May God cradle you in His arms.

Judy Mills, le 13 juin 2022

Tommy’s family and close friends

Prayers and condolences at this time of sorrow. It was always a joy to sit and have a meal with Tommy discussing local issues.

Andy Attwater, le 13 juin 2022

the family of Tommy

thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. I remember Tommy from when I worked with him in the hospital kitchen when I was in highschool(late 70's early 80's) He was a wonderful coworker.

mary sangiuliano peters, le 13 juin 2022

Tommy's family and friends

So sorry to hear of Tommy's passing. I enjoyed working with Tommy at the hospital when I was in high school. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Lynn Sangiuliano Cronin, le 14 juin 2022

To the family and friends of Tommy

I am so sorry and deeply saddened by the sudden passing of Tommy. Having grown up in Swastika, and knowing Tommy and the sweet fellow he was, well, just really makes me sad. To Tommy's family and friends and fellow Swastitians, I offer my deepest sympathy. Rest easy Tommy, you were such a hard worker and a really nice guy.

Valerie (Lang) Gustar, le 14 juin 2022

Tommy’s family

He was Tomico to me and I was Marico during our younger years. Tom’s mother and father were best friends of my parents so we spent much time together. They were Grama and Grampa Gold to us. He was a gentle soul and know his presence about the town will be missed. Rest peacefully dear Tommy.

Mary Merrell Scharfe, le 14 juin 2022

The Gold family

Sincere condolences to Tommy's family. Worked with Tommy for many years. He will be missed. R.I.P.

Mark jensen, le 15 juin 2022

Tommy’s Family and Friends

We were very shocked and saddened to read the news of Tommy’s death . I taught Tommy many years ago at the Highschool and since than we would see each other occasionally about town, at the Kenogami Kitchen, and in his car! He was a kind , gentle soul who had many friends from school, Swastika, and the Hospital. We will miss him. Our condolences to his family and many friends—Brian and Gale

Brian and Gale Hamilton , le 18 juin 2022

Family of Tom Gold

My sincere condolences. Tom and Helen were good friends with my parents Ron & Joyce McGugan!

Norma Teigen + , le 19 juin 2022

relatives and friends

Went to KLCVI with Tommy and will miss saying hello to him at McDonalds

Paul Filteau, le 23 juin 2022

Tom's Neice

I have known Tom for over 20 years. His Mom Helen was good friends of my in laws...Ron and Joyce McGugan. Tom was a kind person. I think he must have had a hard time with Covid and the last 2 years on his own. He was always in one restaurant or another. RIP Tom!

Linda McGugan, le 25 juin 2022

Gold, Gilmore, O'Shaughnessy, Cain, French families

Tom Gold was well named, he had a heart made of that precious metal. He was an upbeat friendly person with a passion for cars and knowledge about them that was impressive. I am so sorry that with the passing of Tom we have lost our last family member in Swastika. My beloved birthplace, in the house next door to Tom's.
Larry French

Larry French, le 30 juin 2022

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