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Wilfred Tomkinson

Ed Tomkinson

Saturday, January 7th, 1928 Monday, August 26th, 2019

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Tomkinson, Wilfred Edward (Ed)

At St. Joseph's Health Centre in Guelph, peacefully and surrounded by family on August 26, 2019, at the age of 91. Born in Montreal, Retired CEO Digitec Telecom, and former employee of Northern Telecom and Bell Canada, Ed served with R.C.C.S (signals) 1950-1953. In October 1954, Ed married the late Mary Bernice Firlotte of Jacquet River NB and together raised two daughters: Katherine Lynn Tomkinson of Guelph. ON, and Paula Jane Billingham of Minneapolis, MN, and two sons Donald Gordon Tomkinson and Edward Todd Tomkinson of Toronto, ON. Ed had one granddaughter: Jessica Reed of Guelph, ON. Ed remarried Renate Witor in 1986. He will be missed by many family and friends. The family would like to thank the caring staff at St. Joseph’s. Donations may be made in memory of Ed to St. Joseph's Health Centre Foundation in Guelph. A celebration of life will take place at a later date. Donation cards available online at www.gilbertmacintyreandson.com.

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Ernie & Lilly Rohaly
To the Tomkinson family...Our heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your Dad Ed and our dear friend. Our friendship goes way back in years and we shared with each other many anecdotes about work and our lives. But above all, his great passion in life was his love for his children. He always conveyed to us how proud he was about their accomplishments. Not a conversation with him went by without mentioning his children and/or granddaughter Jessica. A true family man. And yes, he will missed by us.
Rest in Peace old friend.
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Ernie & Lilly Rohaly
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Heather ODonnell

Deepest condolences. Ed was a great friend. Our family will cherish the memories of him

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I am truly sorry for your loss. I would like to offer you and your family my deepest sincere condolences and may his soul rest in peace.
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Wishing you and your family love, support and my deepest sympathy during this difficult time. May his memory be a blessing.
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