Tom Hooghiem “Hoogie”

Surrounded by love with his family at his side, Tom Hooghiem “Hoogie” passed suddenly on Jan. 3, 2019 at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital.  Beloved soulmate of Wendy Cowie.  A loving dad, he will be dearly missed by his daughter Jodie (John) Costa of Ilderton.  Loving grandfather “Bubba” to Cameron and Mason Costa.  Tom is pre-deceased by his son T.J. Hooghiem.  Also survived by his siblings; George (Cory) Hooghiem, Sally (Dirk) Haayema, Jack (Corrie) Hooghiem, Gerald “Gab” (Cher) Hooghiem and sister-in-law Ina Hooghiem.  He is pre-deceased by his brother John Hooghiem and sister Nellie Hertner.  He is also remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends.  Cremation has taken place.  A private interment service will take place at Aylmer Cemetery and a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.  St. Thomas Elgin Cremation entrusted with arrangements.  If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Lung Association or the St. Thomas Elgin Food Bank – caring cupboard.