I knew tom from his first day at Microsoft. He was always a kind person a tremendous technical resource. I will always remember how much he loved what he did and always cared deeply about providing people with his best. I saw him again soon after he left Microsoft and he was so kind and gracious with me. I know this is a tremendous loss for his family and he will be always missed by his friends at Microsoft. Reply
I knew tom from his first day at Microsoft. He was always a kind person a tremendous technical resource. I will always remember how much he loved what he did and always cared deeply about providing people with his best. I saw him again soon after he left Microsoft and he was so kind and gracious with me. I know this is a tremendous loss for his family and he will be always missed by his friends at Microsoft.
Dear Tom,You were the most amazing man I ever met. Our hearts are absolutely broken. We will love and miss you always. Eva, Tommy and Hannah
tom you were the most kindest and good hearted guy I have ever met and I am honored to call you and your family apart of my family.. you will be missed and truly loved every day until we met again.. this is never goodbye its see you later!! we all love you with all our hearts,, you will live in our hearts forever!! xoxo
Rest in Peace my friend
Tom – your friendship and intellect will be missed by one and all at Microsoft.
Tom.Just cant believe your gone old friend.My heartfelt condolences to your family and friends,my prayers are with them.Until we meet again, REST IN PEACE
I don’t think Tom had a single mean or hateful bone in his body. I know his many friends and family members will miss him greatly. I will always remember him as one of the good guys…
Rest in peace Tom. This is honestly very shocking new that I still am trying to grasp. Eva, tommy and Hannah u guys are in my prayers xo
Tom, I still can’t believe that you’re no longer with us. I will always remember your benevolent smile, your intellect, and the laughs you brought. Until we meet again.
Tom you will be greatly missed so glad I had the chance to know you.. Cathy I am so sorry for your loss..Remember he loved you to the moon and back!!!.. xoxoxo
I’ll always remember you as one of the Good Guys and an unforgettable friend. Rest in peace, Tomy.
Tom, IΓÇÖll never forget you as my mentor at Microsoft and working together afterwards. You will be truly missed. I will forever keep you and your family in my prayers. Love, Greg
Wish I had got to know you better. Best part of coming by when you were there was cracking a corny joke to get you to smile. Always made my day. I will never forget that smile. Gone way too soon and for that we are all the lesser. Rest in peace friend.
You will always be in our hearts
There is nothing we can do or say to make the pain go awaybut God in His inifinite wisdom stillUpholds us by His powerful willAnd after enduring we will one day sayThank you God for moving dark clouds away
Thinking of you brother. Godspeed
You will be missed every day, Tom!
My sincerest condolences to Tom’s family. Tom was a truly remarkable man who will be missed by so many. A bright light has gone out.
You will be so missed Tom. Life is so short.We were all so happy that you finally arrived at a place with Cathy and little Tommy that was the happy family you always wanted. Cathy- we are sorry for your loss. But please know you were someone who gave him that peace and joy he deserved. He couldn’t wait to marry you and spend forever with you. Thank you for giving him that safe place he needed. He spent the last days laughing and loving because of you. Please keep in touch. We miss him terribly.
Tom, you will be missed so very much by many, but some more than others. Thank you for the love you showed Carhy. It’s rare that one finds a soul mate that they can call equal partners. You two shared that unique quality. My promise to you is to make certain that the beautiful inner spirit you gave her keep glowing and growing. True Love is rare, Carhy and you found this and shared iif with others.
A DEAR SWEET YOUNG MAN,ALL TO SOON GONE But WON’T BE FORGOTTEN.ALL OUR LOVE
I had the chance to meet Thomas once and it was a memorable experience. He accompanied my friend, Catherine, to the Bristol Ren Faire and I remember that he wanted to find a crown like the one Catherine was wearing (king to her queen, perhaps? :P) It was clear to me that Thomas was a loving man and cared for Catherine deeply. I light this candle to honor his memory and hope he has found peace in the after life.
Rest in peace.
I am a close childhood friend of Tom’s beloved sweetheart, Catherine. I had the pleasure of meeting Tom when he and Cathy were first dating and really got to know him well over the past two years. I traveled to Houston, Texas last October with Cathy and Tom to attend the Renaissance Fair for the long weekend. We had a blast and Tom really embraced new experiences. I had the pleasure of meeting young Tommy and going to see the movie, Thor, with Cathy, Tom and Tommy. I was very impressed how well-mannered Tom’s young boy is and saw how much Tom loved his son. I spent this past Christmas Day with Tom and Cathy and just loved being with them. I remember thinking to myself that I really looked forward to spending many more holidays with them. Tom fondly referred to me as ‘the most boring person in the world’. I will truly miss his jokes and texts reminding me of this personality trait. Just last week, he texted me a joke to which I laughed. And, he responded…’see, a boring joke works for you.’ Tom, you were a kind man, doting father, who had found his soulmate, and you will be truly missed.
We are so saddened to hear of Tom’s passing. Such a dear man, so uniquely full of life and energy. We were just getting to know him through his lovely life partner, Cathy, and were looking forward to so much more of the joy and intelligence that he radiated. We so enjoyed playing music with him at last summer’s party and we had looked forward to many more such occasions. Cathy, we are so sorry for your loss.
Dear Tom and Cathy, I only met you once as a couple, but the deep love and connection you shared was so strikingly obvious, it was truly glorious to witness. That kind of love is so rare and you both are so lucky to have found it in this life. Clearly the joyous nuptials were just a matter of time, but now that love has been captured in time for all eternity. When I met Tom, I liked him immediately and thought, oh yes, I could work with this guy, birds of a feather as they say. But actually I was really looking forward to getting to know you both as close friends, beyond colleagues. Tom’s quick wit, hearty laugh, and penchant for my irreverent topics, will always bring a smile to my memories and a melancholy for fun times missed. What I realized with my fathers recent passing, when your heart feels so heavy with heartache, it’s really just your loved one filling up your heart because now that they are in spirit form, they can actually get inside your heart. So when your heart is heaviest, it’s just Tom getting as close to you as he possibly can, like a hug. The heavier your heart, the bigger the hug.
You are so loved and missed Tom! Not just by Cathy and your son but by so many lives you touched.
Sending my deepest condolences and wishing peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart.
You will be missed but never forgotten in Cathy’s heart and your family and friends..
My condolences to Cathy, and Tom’s family. Tom will be missed, he was a great man and friend.
To a friend who will be missed
My deepest condolences to loved ones ,family & friends.I was fortunate enough to meet Tom 2yrs ago as he began a new chapter in his life. His happiness glowed from within. Brilliant,loving,talented, & whimsical. I thank him for his love & kindness. He was a great influence & I treasure his advice for life.He will be missed.
Tom, it was a pleasure meeting you. Cathy and I will have those fish and tater tots for you! You will be missed.
Rest in Peace Tom. You will be missed by so many people. You were a friend to all and touch the lives of many. You were so much more than a co-worker or a boss you were a good friend and will be missed dearly.
Tom,, you will be missed so very much by many, but some more than others. Thank you for the love you showed Carhy. It’s rare that one finds a soul mate that they can call equal partners. You two shared that unique quality. My promise to you is to make certain that the beautiful inner spirit you gave her keep glowing and growing. True Love is rare, Cathy and you found this and shared it with others.
Thank you Tom. You touched my heart & enlightened my soul.
So very sorry–Tom touched the hearts and lives of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with Tom’s family and my dear friend Cathy White.
As I was spreading our son’s ashes, you and Cathy called to say I am with you brother. Well Buddy, I am with you brother, forever.My deepest sympathies to those you loved and left behind.
Cathy I am SO sorry for your loss! What you and Tom had together was very special. I hope that in time you’ll be able to treasure the joy of your memories with each other without feeling all of today’s pain.
Dear Eva, Hannah & Tommy,We are so sorry to hear the tragic news of Tom’s passing. We are sending sympathy and prayers for comfort and quidance as you face the difficult days ahead. We hope you can find strength in the love of your family and friends. May Tom’s love live on in your memories and bring you peace.
I heard the tragic & incredibly sad news just a few hours ago. To Tom’s brothers, children & all other loved ones, I share your heartbreak and can only hope that memories of his smile, outstanding personality & the love felt by every single person he knew will somehow bring comfort to your broken hearts. I am a distant cousin & always enjoyed my time with him……he made it easy to love him! Please keep him alive in your hearts & minds so that his children will know what a special father they had!! The only consolation I can find is that he is with his Mother & beloved Uncle Tommy & Aunt Janice. Tom, you made a positive difference in this world while you were here……Something tells me we will continue to see Tom’s positive contributions from above. I love you & will never forget the funny conversations we had. RIP my dear cousin. Love, Maryann Noone Mason
O Lord, please give Tom eternal rest and may your perpetual light shine upon him forever.
Eva,Please know that you and the kids will be in our prayers!
I positive shining star,in my life,Great musician,a Beautiful mind,and a caring and compassionate Human being!You will always be in my heart Tommy,Glad you stopped by my house when you were about 8 years old with that Gleam of life and Wonderment in your eyes. You met every challenge and then some my friend, Godspeed!
Many of us who knew him well still speak of him so many years later. He touched and helped so many people. Everyone always wanted to be around him. Such a great guy whos time was cut short and he will always be in my thoughts