Thomas Walter Walker: 10 Feb 1931 -

Thomas Walter Walker was born on 10 Feb 1931 in Toronto. He is the only son of Walter and Jessie (nee Cooper) Walker.

Tom's mother passed away when he was three. His father never remarried. As a child Tom was an excellant sprinter winning many medals in local competitions. He had a tight knit group of friends with whom he remained very close throughout their lives.

Tom married Sylvia Joan Toomath on 28 Sep 1957. They had three sons together, Ian, Brian and Alan.

Shortly after his marriage to Sylvia Tom accepted a position with Canada Post where he remained until he retired after 35 years of service.

In 1961 Tom sold the family home in Toronto and moved his young family to Clarkson. Tom and Sylvia still live in the same house today.

A long standing member of the Park Royal Community association, Tom played an active part in his community. He also coached hockey and lacrosse for many years.

These days Tom enjoys gardening, putting together puzzles, spending time with his family and helping out the many widows who live in his neighborhood.

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