Obituary of Thomas Scott Stoliker
It is with sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Thomas Scott Stoliker on Saturday, December 10, 2022, at the age of 87.
Loving and caring husband to his wife of 65 years, Barbara (nee Madill) and dear father of Boots, Kim (Bob), Karen (Lorne), Jim (Sylvia). He will be lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Cory (Daniel), Brad (Rebecca), Amanda (Josh), Matthew (Justin), Jenny (Trevor), Katie (Keith), his great grandchildren Cohen and Eddie, nephew Robbie (Ivone), brother in-laws Donald (Annette) and Bill Madill, and sister in-laws Dorothy, Janet, and Gerri. Tom will also be missed by his many nieces, nephews, and extended family members. Tom is predeceased by his mother in-law Edna, father in-law Chester, stepfather in-law Bill, 3 brother in-laws Bruce, Brent, and Douglas, and sister in-law Marie.
Tom was born October 14, 1935, in the Bellville area to the late Harry Stoliker and Margret (nee Taylor). Tom was the last surviving member of his family and the second youngest of his 12 siblings.
Tom was a long-time member of the Masons, Mocha Shriner Jeepsters, Past Master Waterloo Lodge #539, and Past President Elmira Lions Club.
A heartfelt thank you to the 6th floor nursing staff at Grand River Hospital and the palliative care team at Freeport for the wonderful care that they gave to Tom and family members.
Cremation has already taken place. Toms’ family will receive relatives and friends for memorial visitation at the Erb and Good Funeral Family Home, 171 King Street South, Waterloo, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, January 27, 2023. A Memorial Service to follow in the Erb & Good chapel at 3:00 p.m., and Celebration of Life to take place immediately after in the Fireside Reception Room until 5:30pm. A private family interment to take place at a future date.
Waterloo Masonic Lodge #539 Service to take place from 1:30 pm to 2:00 pm on Friday, January 27, 2023, prior to family service.
As an expression of sympathy and in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children or the Grand River Hospital Foundation and can be arranged at www.erbgood.com.