Thomson, Donald Alex
Donald was born May 24th 1931 in Vancouver BC passed peacefully surrounded by loving family on January 20th 2016 in Langley BC.
Donald was the eldest of 7 children, a loving son and brother. He graduated from Vancouver Technical High School and went directly to work for Finning Tractor where he spent his entire working career of 43 years.
He married Patricia Marie Jarvis in 1962 and they raised their 4 children, Denise (Ozzy and Rachel), Jeff, Peter and Coleen (Drew) in Richmond BC.
Donald was a loving husband, a dedicated father and beloved uncle to so many nieces and nephews and a doting grandfather.
Don and Pat settled in Nanaimo BC soon after he retired. Where they enjoyed the slower pace and the great camping opportunities.
Don and Pat moved back to the lower mainland living his final days in Surrey BC.
A prayer service will be held at 6:00 pm, Tuesday January 26th, at St. Joseph’s Church, 20676 Fraser Highway Langley, BC V3A 4G5
A Funeral mass will be held at 1:00 pm, Wednesday January 27th at St. Joseph’s Church in Langley.
In lieu of flowers you are welcome to leave a donation to the BC Heart and Stroke Foundation or The Canadian Cancer Society in Donald’s name.
Please visit www.valleyviewsurrey.ca for online condolences.