Mr. Thomas Commerford Dawson

January 26, 1937March 22, 2016
Obituary of Mr. Thomas Commerford Dawson
Thomas Commerford Dawson, age 79, died very peacefully at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 surrounded and supported by his many family members. Born January 26, 1937, in St. Catharine’s, Ontario, Tom grew up primarily in Montreal where he met his loving wife of 57 years, Judith Barbara. Tom is survived by his wife, Judy, and his six children: Jennifer, Ted (Juuli), Melissa, Matthew (Laura), Kate (Marc) and Emily (Sam). He is also survived by his 15 devoted grandchildren: Nathaniel, Moses, Lucy, Benjamin, Eleanor, Anna, Amanda, Emma, Chloe, Jillian, Cameron, Andrew, Tyler, Thomas and Zachary, and his great granddaughter, Scarlett. He is also survived by his two brothers, Peter (Anne) and Tony (Honey), and their children. Visitation will be held Sunday, March 27 at the Rosar-Morrison Funeral Home at 467 Sherbourne Street between 2-5pm. Funeral service will be held on Monday, March 28 at 10am at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish at 520 Sherbourne Street followed immediately by a reception at Rosar-Morrison. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be sent to St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation in support of the MSICU, in grateful thanks for the exceptional care that Tom received. Please visit or call (416) 864-5000 to donate. There will also be donation cards available at the visitation and funeral.

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