It is with great sadness that the family of the late Thomas “Tom” Traverse announces his passing. Tom passed away from the Baie Verte Peninsula Health Care Centre, Baie Verte, NL on Friday, October 25th, 2019 at the age of 77 years.
Predeceased by parents - Robert & Annie Traverse; siblings - Bride Walsh (Jack), William John Traverse (Florence), Annie Jones (Ambrose), Anthony Traverse & Madonna Traverse; parents-in-law - Thomas & Gertrude Walsh and siblings-in-law - Jude Walsh, John Lewis and Michael Jones.
Left to cherish many wonderful memories is his wife of 51 years - Christina Traverse; children - Neil Traverse (Julie), Tony Traverse (Michelle), Karen Traverse (Robert) and Jude Traverse (Carrie); grandchildren - Toni-Lynn (Conrad), Tyler (Robyn), Terra (Kaelin), Christina, Terrance, Brianna, Kayla and Alexis; great-grandson - Cash; siblings - Margaret Lewis, Alice Jones, Rita Haas (Gordon), Robert Traverse (Bernadette), Evangeline Tobin (Tommy) & Edward Traverse as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Special thanks extended to the doctors, nurses and staff of the Baie Verte Peninsula Health Care Centre for their loving care of Tom in his final days.
Father Camillus Ekedobe conducted the Mass of Christian Burial from St. Theresa’s Roman Catholic Church, Fleur de Lys, NL on Wednesday, October 30th, 2019. Interment followed from St. Theresa’s Roman Catholic Cemetery, Fleur de Lys, NL.
As an expression of sympathy flowers are gratefully accepted or donations may be made in Tom’s memory to St. Theresa’s Roman Catholic Church, Fleur de Lys, NL.
“In your hands, O Lord, we humbly entrust our brother. In this life you embraced him with your tender love; deliver him now from every evil and bid him eternal rest.”
Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to Foster Funeral Home, 22 Main Street, Baie Verte, NL.
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