Tom Scales

Tom Scales

Tom was born in Vancouver in 1932 to Tom and Anne Scales, and passed away in Trail on July 6, 2014.

As a child, Tom lived in many different places in BC as his father was in the RCMP. His main career was as a real estate tax assessor in southern BC. He and Pat Posch were married in 2004 and enjoyed 10 wonderful years of married life. They enjoyed travelling around the world, including Australia, Hawaii and various US locations. Tom was a proud member of the Masonic Lodge for over 50 years, The Fraternal Order of the Eastern Star in Washington State and also a proud member of the Canadian Legion.

He is survived by his loving wife Pat, daughters Molly Anne (Neklan) Brozensky and Louise Scales, son Kevin (Lori) Paddock, his grandchildren Rod (Jessica) Paddock, Brandon (Crystal) Paddock and 2 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his in-law’s Kam McDaniel and Stephanie (David) Wirt.

A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, July 11, 2014 at 11:00 am at First Presbyterian Church -1139 Pine Avenue, Trail with an interment to follow at the Fruitvale Memorial Cemetery. Jordan Wren of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services™ has been entrusted with arrangements.

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