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Thomas Sydney Helm, beloved husband of Joan Helm (Pollard) of Lucknow, passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the Wingham & District Hospital on Tuesday January 24, 2023 at the age of 81. Tom was born in Ashfield Township on December 30, 1941 to the late Myrtle (Ritchie) and Robert Helm. Greatly missed by his children Janine (Barry) Smyth and Doug (Jenni) Helm and grandchildren Ryan, Brayden (Courtney Soehner), Carmen, Reed and Nelson. Also survived by sister Roberta Whytock, brother Art (Barb) Helm, sister-in-law Phyllis Helm and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers James and Grant and brother-in-law Lloyd Whytock. Visitation will be held at the MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Lucknow on Friday January 27, 2023 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A funeral service will take place from the chapel on Saturday January 28, 2023 at 11 AM with interment at Greenhill Cemetery.
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My heart goes out to all of the Helm family in this time of loss with the passing of Tom. My thoughts and prayers are with you. My BMO career has brought me into contact with wonderful folks and I am forever grateful for that.
We were really sadened to hear of Tom's passing. I look back on the time I worked on your farm as one of the really fun times in my life. Tom and I had some really good chats and I always felt like family. When I think of those times it brings a big smile. So Think of Tom and it will always bring a smile.
We extend our sympathy to you and all Tom's family on his death. Whenever I was in Lucknow and had the opportunity to meet Tom at some event, I very much enjoyed our conversations about Ashfield and family. Treasure your memories of the time you shared with him.
Joan, Janine, Doug and families. We were sorry to read of Tom's passing. Always enjoyed our Willoughby Street conversations when we would meet in passing. Our sympathies are with you at this difficult time.
Joan, Doug, Janine and all the Helm family,,, so very sorry to hear of Toms passing,,,we are away but thinking of everyone at this sad time,,he will be so missed by everyone he touched,,,will miss his smile and chats .. Lucknow lions has lost another dedicated hardworking loyal member that worked hard for this community , big hugs to you all
Our Deepest Sympathy to Tom's Family on his passing he was a very kind man and always said hello when you meet him . Sending hugs to you all . You will be in our thoughts and prayers . RIP TOM !!! You will be missed .
To Joan and family our sincere condolences.Tom was Doug,s go too man for any computer issues.And their frequent emails will be greatly missed.Our times spent together in Lucknow will be remembered fondly.Gone but never forgotten.
I'm so sorry to hear of Tom's passing. He was one of my favourite Sunday morning customers at Jean's. Tom was always up for friendly banter and a few good gibes going both ways and always interested in our camping adventures....he will be missed.
I just wanted to say what a great man my Uncle Tom was. With his quick wit, great humour and intelligence, Uncle Tom was always great fun to be around. He was very thoughtful and caring and will be missed by so many. I am so very sorry for your loss. Love to you all❤️
I was shocked and saddened to hear about Tom. He was a great guy and any time I ran into him, he always had time to tease me about something. Please accept my sincere condolences to all of you and know that you are in my thoughts at this very difficult time. Share the good memories of Tom, and I hope this will help you in the days to come.