Tom Blackmore
(1969 - 2009)

Profile:
Tom Blackmore

Birth:
July 10, 1969

Passing:
September 7, 2009

Interests:
Golf, Football, Hockey, The Beach, The Kings, The Lakers, Hawaii, His Kids, Mondae
Memorial
WHAT WILL MATTER Ready or not, someday it will all come to an end. There will be no more sunrises, no minutes, hours or days. All the things you collected, whether treasured or forgotten, will pass to someone else. Your wealth, fame and temporal power will shrivel to irrelevance. It will not matter what you owned, or what you were owed. Your grudges, resentments, frustrations, and jealousies will finally disappear (Thank God!) So, too, your hopes, ambitions, plans, and to-do lists will expire. The wins and losses that once seemed so important will fade away (maybe tennis matches?) It won't matter whether you were beautiuful or brilliant. Even your gender and skin color will be irrelevant. So what will matter? How will the values of your days be measured? What will matter is not what you bought, but what you built; not what you got, but what you gave. What will matter is not your success, but your significance. What will matter is not what you learned, but what you taught. What will matter is every act of integrity, compassion, courage or sacrifice that enriched, empowered or encoured others to emulate your example. What will matter is not your competence, but your character. What will matter is not how many people you knew, but the memories that live in those who loved you. What will matter is how long you will be remembered, by whom and for what. Living a life that matters doesn't happen by accident. It's not a matter of circumstances but of choice. Choose to live a life that matters. Tom, your life mattered. Rest in Peace

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Guest Book (53 entries)
miss you Tom!
Scott Messier (Friend)
December 16th, 2011
I can't imagine that it has been a year. The kids and my life will never be the same. The pain has been so intense. Thank you for all the friends who still think of you! We will always wish you were here to fill us with love and laughter!
Mondae Blackmore (Wife)
September 7th, 2010
Tom- I think about you a lot and can't believe it's been a whole year since you have gone to the other side. The Charger games will never be the same without you. You are in my thoughts and I miss you my friend.

Scotty
Scott Messier (Friend)
September 7th, 2010
Mondae, Kayla and Brendan,
I think of your terrible loss every day. Please know that my thoughts are with you always - especially today.
Love,
Laura
Laura Miller de Petra (friend)
September 7th, 2010
R.i.p. You were a good friend.. i remember the meetings we attended for 10 minutes in the mornings and our cigarette breaks at the beach. talking about life. and then you introduced me to your lovely family. and we watched a movie. I Cant believe your gone. I was trying to call you so many times previous to all of this.. well i hope your in heaven watching over your family and loved ones. rip tom ..you will be missed and never forgotten.
Sami R. (Friend)
January 13th, 2010
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"The 1 year anniversary of your passing is here and you are softly sleeping surrounded by angels. May God bless your beloved wife and children, Kayla and Brennan, as they struggle to live on without you. Rest I peace."
Wendy Forrester
September 7th, 2010
"R.I.P"
AB Blackmoore
November 12th, 2009
"Mondae, I was so saddened to hear the news of Tom's death. He was a wonderful husband and father. You and the kids were the light of his life! You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time and here if you need anything. Anne"
Anne Fleming
September 17th, 2009
"Mondae & family -Thinking of You Wishing you hope in the midst of sorrow, comfort in the midst of pain. With Heartfelt Sympathy"
Michelle Snyder
September 17th, 2009
"Dear Mondae & family, I was deeply saddened with the news of Tom's untimely passing. May we all find comfort in the memories and stories of his life that family&friends have shared. Tom will always be in our hearts.Sincerely,Erin Hillbrook-Scissor"
Erin Scissors
September 17th, 2009
"Mondae, Although I only knew Tom a couple years he always made me feel like an old friend. He was always so excited to be spending time with the kids and spoke highly of you. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you."
Lori Smith
September 16th, 2009
"Dear Mondae, Kayla and Brendan, We loved Tom and will miss him greatly and we will remember the good times with him and especially the gentle heart that he shared with us all. We will always remember him as a great father and a thoughtful husband."
Joel and John Bennet and Grover
September 16th, 2009
"Mondae, My heart is breaking for you, Kayla & Brendan. Tom was a wonderful husband, father & friend. You are in my thoughts & prayers. You & the children were the loves of Tom's life as he is yours always. With love, Cynthia & Jeff"
Cynthia & Jeff Wityak
September 16th, 2009
"I light yet another candle for Tom to hold high, to let us know he is still here for us and to guide us through all times ahead. I pray for peace for us all."
Carolyn Hilton
September 16th, 2009
"Mondae- I am so deeply saddened for your loss, Tom was a great brother in law. Keep your head up and take one day at a time."
Jeremy McCassy
September 16th, 2009

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