Wilcox, Thomas William

Wilcox, Thomas William – Age 94, Dartmouth, passed away March 15, 2016, at home, with his wife at his side. Born in Winnipeg, he was a son of the late John and Rose Annie (Hall) Wilcox. Thomas joined the Royal Navy at Southampton, England and, after serving all over the world with the Royal Navy, he transferred to the Royal Canadian Navy in 1944 with the rank of leading telegrapher. Upon discharge, he was employed as a transmitter operator and, later, took advanced courses in commercial radio.

Surviving are his wife, Georgia; stepson, Tony Hatch of Gore, who he thought of as his own son. He was predeceased by his first wife, Pearl; second wife, Elaine; daughter, Shirley Shergold.

Cremation has taken place. In keeping with Thomas’s wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral service. Memorial donations may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association.

Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Cooperative, Upper Musquodoboit.

Special thanks to Steven for his excellent care.