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Community worker Tom Blackmore, 89, farewelled | South Coast Register



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A funeral was held on February 4 at the chapel of the Shoalhaven Memorial Gardens, Worrigee for Tom Blackmore. Tom passed away on January 30, just weeks short of his 90th birthday. He was born and grew up in the Sydney suburb of Summer Hill, the second eldest of four brothers, all of whom predeceased him. During his formative years in the Great Depression and World War II, he saw his mother be a generous soul for starving and poor people, and his father become a veteran of both World Wars. Tom attended the local public school at Summer Hill, before going to…

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