DORLING – Tom
Passed away peacefully at LRH on August 25, 2020 Aged 84 Years. Loved and loving friend of Flora (dec.)
Much loved father and father in-law of Geoff and Aileen, Greg and Sharon, Cheryl and Wayne, Anne and Geoff.
Adored Pa and Poppy Tom to all his Grand Children, Great Grand Children and their families.
but never forgottenFuneral Notice
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My Dad is so much a caring person I love him so much but now he is happy with Flora so now can rest in Peace I will always love you with all my heartAugust 27, 2020
Deepest sympathy to all of the Dorling Family. From the Footy field to the Workplace a longtime friend and Good Guy.August 27, 2020
In life we loved you dearly, and in death we love you still. In our hearts you hold a place, that no-one else will ever fill.
I’ll be holding onto the love forever and not the loss, because death only ends a life not a relationship.
Take care of each other in the stars.August 27, 2020
I am glad you came back into Mum’s life all those years ago and in doing so we became a part of your life and family. You were the Dad I needed and in later years the Dad I wanted and even though we weren’t connected by blood or name, the bond and love we developed ran deep. At the moment, all I can think about is our loss and how much I am going to miss you, but I know it was your time and you were ready to join Mum.August 28, 2020
Tom you and i started on the same day at the APM went through those years on the machines etc i left the area and went back to Melbourne but i always remembered you and your children and i will not be able to attend personally. Love to all the family and i will catch up again when we are allowed to travel Charles LeeAugust 28, 2020
We wish to send our deepest sympathy to the family. Tom you will be sadly missed.August 29, 2020
Loved older Brother, brother in law and uncle to Ken, Mary and family.
Passing of a true gentlemanAugust 30, 2020
I remember all those happy times in your caravan eating our cereal in particular coco pops ❤️🦋. I love you so much, I will forever cherish the memories we shared. Heaven has gained an angel. Rest Easy, I love you.August 31, 2020
Tom ,September 1, 2020
You were a wonderful neighbor and friend ,
Reunited with Flora once again .
The Duncan Family.
Our deepest sympathies to Geoff, Aileen and all the Dorling Family.September 1, 2020
Uncle Tom you truly were a kind, gentle man, always smiling and laughing, I loved having a chat with you, you were always so kind to the kids and absolutely adored by mum and dad. You and dad had a special big brother little brother bond, he will as we will miss you so much. I hope you and Flora are back together enjoying your cuppa’s and cake. Deepest sympathy to all our Dorling family. We love and miss you Tom. Go bluesSeptember 1, 2020
Love Bec, Dean, Ryken and Paige Kinna xxxxxxx
Your love and kindness towards others is a testament of how we all should be. Thank you for being a part of our family; you will be so greatly missed.September 2, 2020
Deepest sympathy and love to your family. xox
Forever loved and never forgotten.
Many years of friendship with you and your family, our love goes out to your family, Greg, Geoff,Cheryl and Anne. Sharon Aiileen ,Wayne and Geoff and grandchildren and great grandchildren.September 2, 2020
So many memories , Neville Celie and family
Uncle tom from the 1st time I meet you I knew you were unique even for a carlton supporter, I have many fond memories of you visiting theresa mum (marg) christi and I. I soon observed the 3 things you were most passionate about travelling, family &your beloved ah, ah, ca, carlton afl team. RIP champ reunited with flora and mum.September 2, 2020
Uncle tom, growing up mum would say uncle tom has 12 days off and is coming up I would come home from school and pace the pavement watching for you and flora to arrive. We would sit out on the verandah in the sun chatting and listening 2 the footy on your pocket radio. I’ll alway remember these times and will never forget you. Love you heaps hope you flora mum and George will have a huge party togetherSeptember 2, 2020
Deepest sympathy to Tom’s family and loved ones. Treasured memories of a great badminton buddy.September 2, 2020
Eternal bondsSeptember 2, 2020
Uncle Tom!September 2, 2020
You are a true Gentleman! Not only have been there for Mum & Dad you were always there for me as well! You always came to my place and helped out with dad when he would come on sundays and I’ll never forget that, In every way you will be Sadly missed! You watched Bec and myself grow up thru the years and also our kids, everytime you always had a smile and never a bad thing to say no matter what the situation. Truely going to miss you mate
He is gone you can shed tears that he is gone or you can smile because he has lived, you can close your eyes and pray that he’ll come back or you can open your eyes and see all he’s left. Your heart can be empty because you can’t see him or you can be full of the love you shared. You can turn back on tomorrow and live yesterday or you can be happy for tomorrow because of yesterday. You can remember him and only that he’s gone or you can cherish his memory and let it live on. You can cry and close your mind be empty and turn your back or you can do what he’d want smile, open your eyes, love and go on.September 2, 2020
Tom we are so heartbroken, we miss you so much and your veggie garden tips. Love you Tom x
Love Wayne and Kerry xxxx
A beautiful service for a kind, caring man.September 2, 2020
Uncle Tom we have lots of wonderful memories of you and Flora, you both were always up for a chat and interested in what’s been happening in our lives. You will be sadly missed by all who knew you.
Rest easy…. reunited with Flora.
Our thoughts are with Geoff and Allieen, Greg and Sharon