Mr. Thomas Mark Ferstle
- October 10, 1949 - July 22, 2012
- Rockwood, Michigan
of Thomas' Passing
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Memories & Candles
Tom is one of the finest people I have ever known---professional, caring, compassionate, respectful...the list goes on and on. Others can only try to achieve what Tom succeeded in. In the mental health world he was loved and respected by peers and clients alike, much the same in his personal life-Tom had the gift and ability to touch those around him in a profound manner. Tom---you will be greatly missed.
Posted by: jan v - clrvrland, OH - co-worker/friend Nov 09, 2012
Dear Ferstle Family, We are the former owners of Patience II. Tom, in his last Christmas card, had asked Larry to go sailing with him this year. While looking for your telephone # on the internet we were saddened to see Tom's obituary. We were always glad that Tom sailed "our" boat, an avid sailor like Larry is! Also, glad we got to meet & know Tom, a kind man.We will always remember him. So sorry for your loss! Larry & Marge Lozen
Posted by: Larry & Marge Lozen - Traverse City, MI - friend Aug 08, 2012
Deepest sympathy to Kathy and Brian and all Tom's loved ones.
Tom was a happy individual who loved life. I enjoyed working with him at Charter Bank. He loved his family and he cared about others. Tom you will be missed by many. May you have eternal happiness in God's kingdom.
Posted by: Karen Sokolowski - Wyandotte, MI - friend Jul 28, 2012
tom i came and said a few word on your behalf. ill see you soon to get that patch back thanks for the memories
Posted by: bob brewer Jul 28, 2012
My deepest sympathy to all members of Tom's family. Tom would always offer a helping hand, he will be missed. Our hearts are saddened by your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless You!!!
Posted by: Laura Davenport - Taylor, MI - Co-Worker Jul 26, 2012
We have such happy memories of Tom. One of the dearest is him showing up at our back door on Will Carleton dressed as Santa. Because of that, I know that Leah still believes! "Yes", Leah, "there is a Santa Claus."
We can't begin to understand your loss. We pray that your happy memories will bring you comfort..
To Tom we say as Horatio said to his Hamlet, "Good night sweet prince. May flights of angels sing thee to thy place of rest."
Jeff and Ann
Posted by: Jeff and Ann - friends Jul 26, 2012
I will always remember the great times riding bicycles with Tom. He was always fun to ride along with and even more fun during the after ride socializing. One night in Stratford, Ontario, after visiting a few local establishments, we returned to the town's arena singing a very loud and probably off key MSU Fight Song, waking up most of the one hundred or so riders who were sound asleep. The hundred miles back to Sarnia were a little rough,
Posted by: Brian DeLand - Monroe, MI - Cycling friend Jul 26, 2012
I have such fond memories of Tom when we worked at the bank. He was one of the funniest people I have ever met and was such a kind, wonderful individual. I thought it was odd we both ended up in the nonprofit world and I know how highly he was regarded. My condolences to his family and those at Community Care.
Posted by: Betty Priskorn - Riverview, MI - Former coworker Jul 26, 2012
Kathy, our thoughts and prayers are with you in sharing the sorrow over the loss of Tom. Kathy- while I worked with you as co-teachers I got to know Tom and realize what a wonderful person he was. Tom will be greatly missed by all that knew him. Henry
Posted by: Henry Schafer - Formerly Carleton, MI - Friend Jul 26, 2012
So sorry for your loss. Tom was a great guy. Made me laugh back at Charter Bank
Posted by: Jane /Mark Raphael - southgate, MI - past coworker Jul 26, 2012