CWO Thomas “Tom” Louis de Gagne, CD (Ret’d)

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    We regret to advise of the death of Chief Warrant Officer Thomas “Tom” Louis de Gagne, CD (Ret’d) peacefully at the General Hospital in Ottawa ON on 16 May 2003 in his 83rd year.

    Tom was a WW II veteran who enlisted in the Royal Canadian Engineers in 1941.  He served in Italy, France, Belgium, Holland and Germany.  After the war Tom re-enlisted and served until 1976.  During his service he served a tour with the United Nations Emergency Force in the Middle East and was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal in 1953.

    A Memorial Service will be held at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair&McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road on 20 May at 11 a.m.  Donations may be made to the Ottawa General Hospital Cancer Centre. {gdSep2016kh}