Obituary of Brian Thomson
Passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side at the Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound, on Friday, December 13th, 2019. Born in Vancouver on June 13th, 1959, Brian Roy Thomson of Shallow Lake and formerly of Toronto, was in his 61st year. Beloved husband of Ann Thomson (née Roberts). Cherished son of Eleanor Pauling of Owen Sound and the late John P. S. “Scotty” Thomson. Dear brother of Diane Welch (Don) of Albany, NY, Allan Thomson (Margot) of Abbotsford, BC, and Les Hinz (Jodi) of Edmonton, AB. Loving stepdad of Ken McGregor of Owen Sound, Keith McGregor (Sherry) of Owen Sound, Kyle Stevenson of Owen Sound, Krystle Stevenson (Chris Fearnall) of Waterloo and step-grandad of Keigan and Kohen McGregor and Thea Fearnall. Brian will also be dearly missed by his many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins and friends. Predeceased by his dad John and his grandparents Joseph and Helen Gyturicska. Brian was an accomplished and proud member of the Toronto Police Services for 32 years as Detective Constable. He was seconded by the RCMP for 3 years as an investigator for international organized crime. Brian also enjoyed working for Fairmont Security Services over the past six months.
Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life Visitation for Brian Thomson will be held at the BRIAN E. WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 250 – 14th Street West, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 3X8 (519-376-7492) on Sunday, January 12th, 2020 from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. with words of remembrance at 3:00 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Badge of Life Canada or the Canadian Mental Health Association would be appreciated. Online condolences can be forwarded by visiting Brian’s memorial at www.woodfuneralhome.ca