Finbar Thomas Palfrey (Tom) passed away on March 10, 2016 at the age of 74. He spent his last days with his family and died peacefully at Agape Hospice in Calgary. Tom, an only child, was born to

Martin and Lilian (O’Keefe) of Placentia Bay, Newfoundland. Tom settled in Kelowna in 1967, married and had two children. He is survived by his son Terry (Naomi), daughter Carolyn (Rob Scherer) and four grandchildren Kyla, Tynon, Sumiko and Kara. His family remembers him as loveable, tender-hearted and resilient. Tom lived his life on his own terms and was a proud  ”Newfie”. He loved the great outdoors, practical jokes and to drink beer warm. Tom’s final requests were to have time with his kids and to buy a lotto ticket. Messages of condolence can be sent by visiting If you wish, memorial contributions can be made to the Calgary Men’s Drop-In and Rehabilitation Centre at or to Agape Hospice at

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