C. Thomas "Tom" Ross

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ROSS;  Charles Thomas “Tom” (Retired Major from the Canadian Armed Forces with a distinguished flying career) ~ Peacefully after a battle with cancer on Friday, February 5, 2021 at Crown Ridge Place LTC, Trenton, in his 80th year.  Tom Ross was the beloved husband of Sharron M. Ross (nee Sweezie).  Loving father of Jo Ann Ross (Kent Littlefield), Suzann DeMille (Michael), and the late Leeann Ross.  Loved grandfather of James DeMille (Brooke), Corey DeMille (Loretta Naujok), Aaron DeMille, Keeley DeMille (Andrew Dayton) and great grandfather of Gaven DeMille and the late Mira DeMille.  The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to the staff of Crown Ridge Place LTC for their loving and compassionate care of Tom.

Service Information

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. In memory of Tom, donations to the National Air Force Museum of Canada Foundation, Trenton, would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the Fallis & Shields Funeral Home, Millbrook. Online donations or condolences may be made at www.fallis-shields.com


Sharron and family, please accept my condolences at this difficult time. It was always a pleasure to spend time talking to Tom.

Jane Prudhomme

Sharron and family, thinking of all of you during this very sad time

Bernie and Dean

Sharron and Family-Howard and I are very sorry to hear about Tom. Our thoughts are with you at this time. Debbie and Howard

Debbie Reed

Sharron and family. Sorry for your loss. May the memory of Tom bring you comfort and peace.

Sherry (Goodman) Rodrigue

So sorry for your loss, Sharron and family. Our thoughts are with you.

Chris and Pete Herrington

So many good memories of our time with the Ross family. Hard to think of Tom being gone. Miss his sense of humour with that little smile he would give. Always ready to help anyone, he will be missed and long remembered.

Robb and Janice Miles

Thank goodness for Wonderful memories - from the pilot training days, the births of our children & the sorrow that remembrance brings . Celebrations in Gimli, and the many years of warm thoughts and remembrances that distance does not diminish. Much love to you all from Linda, Lisa, Yolanna and Ed. We will pass this loss on to Roy at an appropriate time. Hugs to you all.

Linda Strange formerly Yerex

Sharron, Suzann & Family, our deepest condolences. May his soul Rest In Peace. Sending big hugs .

Didier Luchmun

Sharron, we were so sorry to hear of Tom's passing. Condolences to you and your family.

Maxine and Bob MacDonald

Sincere condolences to all the family. May your good memories help you through this difficult time.

Stephen & Shawnee Spencer

Condolences to the family from his friends of 418 Wing Belleville

418 Belleville Wing

Sharron and Family: Our thoughts are with you at this sad time. Good memories of fun times together. Sincere condolences. Dave and Joan

Dave and Joan Dorland

Sharron, Suzann and family, It is with great sadness that we send our sincerest sympathy to all of you. Tom will be remembered as a man who was loyal and loving to his family. He had a good sense of humor and he contributed a lot of knowledge to the development of the aviation museum. He was a good card player and we will miss his friendship. Rosemary and Tom Vincent

Rosemary Rock Vincent

Condolences from the Moffatt Family Norval .

Teri Jane Moffatt

We are so sorry to hear of Tom's passing. He will be missed.

Dave & Dawn Lumsden

Sharon and family, please accept my condolences at this sad time. Tom was a great man who was always friendly, and with smile whenever our paths would cross in Trenton. Rest in Peace Tom.

Patricia Rowntree (nee Jefferson)

Sharron and family, please accept our sincere condolences during your sad and difficult time. We know you will miss Tom so we wish much solace for all of you, especially Sharron, his partner in life.

Wolf and Linda Mehrmann

My condolences to all of you❤️ He was a great guy, I didn’t know him long but I’m glad i got the chance to meet him. Lots of love to you all.

Brandie Bakker

To Sharron, Suzann and family . I only knew Tom for a short time during his stay at Crown Ridge. But what a gentleman and kind soul he was. One of the last memories I have of Tom was dancing with Suzann at one of the Friday afternoon Happy Hour held at Crown Ridge. You are all in my thoughts and prayers t this difficult time.

Lorraine Roberts

Dear Sharon and family. Our deepest condolences on the passing of Tom. You were wonderful neighbors for many years and Tom is missed.

Jeri Horton-Joyce and Ron Joyce

Uncle Tom, we really loved and will miss you. You were an awesome Uncle. Love Sweezie family Bob, Kim, Abby, Elly

Bob and Kim Sweezie

I was so sorry to hear of Tom's passing. Thinking of you Sharron and your family at this sad time. I am reflecting on the fond memories we shared in Trenton.

Marg Peckitt

Sharron and family, as Commodore please accept my heart felt condolences on behave of the members of CFB Trenton Yacht Club. Tom has been a long time member and will be sorely missed. If there is anything the Club or I can do please do not hesitate to ask. Scott Creamer

Scott Creamer

Tom was a mentor, a man of great humour and will be missed. His volunteer work at the Museum was tireless. On behalf of the National Air Force Museum we offer our condolences to Tom's friends and family.

Steve Bolton, Chair, National Air Force Museum of Canada