With heavy hearts the family of Thomas Anthony Shaman of Pass Creek wishes to announce his unexpected passing at his home on Friday, January 15, 2016 blessed with 52 years of life.
Tom was born in Kitchener, Ontario on May 29, 1963 to parents Rose and Tony Shaman.
In 1997, Tom married Tara Dawn Decourcy and the couple raised two children. He was a talented timber framer who cleared and homesteaded his own land and created two beautiful homes for his family guided by his heart, skills and wacky ideas. Tom’s passions included mountain climbing, canoeing, skiing, mountain biking and motorcycle riding.
Left to mourn his loss is his loving wife of 18 years Tara; his beautiful children Wren and Harper; his loving parents Rose and Tony; his sister Deb and brother-in-law Patrick; his brother Ken and sister-in-law Leora and his adoring niece Sanna.
A Memorial Service will be held at Castlegar Funeral Chapel on Saturday, January 23, 2016 At 3:00 PM.
Donations in Tom’s memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association,
1589 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna BC V1Y 5Y7.