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Wednesday, June 18, 2014
So upset to learn of the loss of Tommy. I loved having him around and so did all the horses. Chicagoland has lost a treasure.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
We just heard the sad news of Tommy's passing. We always looked forward to his visits and his special way he had with our horses. He will be truly missed.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Tommy always got out of his truck with a huge iced coffee, a box of donuts and the question "Any moose stories?". I had one cross the road by the farm right in front of me and immediately thought of Tommy. He was a great horseman, a great preson and my friend and i will miss him, his smile and laugh and the twinkle in his eye.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
My horse lives at home with me in Guilford, VT and that was how I knew Tommy. A more fabulous, friendly, funny person never lived. I can't believe that I won't be seeing him again.
Wednesday, May 08, 2013
I am from a barn in Bristol, WI, our trainer is Bill Clements and we just found out about your (and our) loss. I was looking forward to Mother's Day because Tommy always came around that time and would brightened up the day at our barn. He will be greatly missed. He was an exceptional man and I not only laughed a lot during his stay I learned a lot about horses and their teeth. He was honest and trustworthy....a one in a million...and he will be greatly missed. Again, I am so very sorry for your loss.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
I just found out and I am so sorry for your loss Michelle and River. Tommy always told us stories and shared pictures of you. Words can not express how much he will be missed. I know you don't know me, I am the one Tommy got the Lego from. He worked on our horses every spring for the last 11 years. I wish I could have learned of this earlier and I would have come to pay my last respects. My heart and prayers are with you. Tommy will be forever missed.
Saturday, March 02, 2013
I just learned of Tommy's passing and I am truly shocked. I have so many great memories of Tommy from Smithfield, most of all his smile and that chuckle he always had. I can't begin to know the loss the whole Gagnon family is feeling. My thoughts and prayer are with you all and for my old friend, Tommy...may you rest in peace.
Friday, February 22, 2013
We all will miss Tommy very much. I used to look forward to talking to him after a long day of fishing. He was a pleasure to be around. God bless, Mike.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
My deepest sympathy and prayers to Tommy's family and to those who loved him. He had a wondeful kind way with horses and humans and the loss is immense. We will miss his lovely presence at the barn for years to come.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Tommy never met a horse that didn't end up falling in love with him...including my 3 big Clydesdales! Everyone at the barn looked forward to his visit because he always made it fun and relaxing for both humans and horses. He had an uncanny way to make you smile and laugh. Even though I only knew Tommy a few years, I will always remember him. We, at KW Clydes and Riverside Ranch, are better for knowing him and send your deepest sympathies for losing such a great person too soon.
Wednesday, February 06, 2013
I remember Tommy from our SHS Class of 1974 days. He was a very nice man then, and as evidenced by these many comments, he remained so and went on to touch many lives. A life clearly well lived, yet too short.
My sympathy to his loved ones.
May Tom rest in peace.
Friday, February 01, 2013
My fondest memories of Tommy were the many poor people parties we shared together, laughing, drinking, and enjoying life. My husband passed away two years ago and I'm hoping he and Tommy are having a scotch again together. Will miss him - but I am sure he is in good hands
Thursday, January 17, 2013
I always looked forward to Tommy's visits at our barn in Illinois. Loved his horsey insights and dry humor. I often helped him go "dental" through the barn. What a patient man with equine and human residents. Tommy, I am so sad, but your are fondly remembered at our barn! (Red Roses Farm)
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
My thoughts and prayers have been with you and your family at this very difficult time.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Michelle & River: My 2 facebook friends. I am so sorry to learn of your loss. You will continue to be in my thoughts and prayers. Be encouraged. The God of all comfort is just a prayer away.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
We had a great time at the company Christmas party, RIP you will be missed!
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Tommy, I consider myslef very fortunate to have had the plesure of knowing you and witnessing your special way with horses, with patience and kindness. Mine were better because of you. You will be forever missed.
Michelle, Suede & River my deepest sympathy.
Saturday, January 12, 2013
We all feel such a loss, Tommy was so kind and big hearted always with a smile on his face. He had such a gentle approach with the horses. Tommy you will be greatly missed! My deepest sympathy to the family.
Friday, January 11, 2013
I am very sorry to hear we've all lost such a great soul. He had a wonderful way of calming the horses with his gentle approach.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Dear Gary,Pat and Family, My Prayers are with you I know how hard it is to loss someone you love. May God Bless you and Pat.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Tommy worked on the horses at Red Roses Farm in recent years. He was a polite and honest man. He was so gentle and patient with our horses. He will be missed, we are very sorry for your loss.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Tommy came every spring to float my horses' teeth in the Chicago area. He was a great guy. So good with the horses and such a nice man. My condolences to his family.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
We are deeply saddened by your loss. Tommy was one of a kind and he will be saddly missed.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
My condolences and prayers to you and Tom's family at this very difficult time.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
My thoughts and prayers to the entire Gagnon Family. I am so sorry to hear of Tommy's passing. I hope the memories you all share help you through this difficult time and are comforted knowing he is at peace.

God Bless,
Maureen Cotter Mahoney
Thursday, January 10, 2013
To the Gagnon family, there are no words which can ease your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you all.

Cheryl Shimckus, Canterbury, CT
Wednesday, January 09, 2013
To Tommy and the Gagnon family,

I dedicate these bagpipe tunes, "Danny Boy and Amazing Grace" to you and the Gagnon family. Kathy filmed this so we could celebrate your life with these amazing tunes. Would that He will Hold you ever so gently...in the palm of His Hand. Kevin and Kathy McGrath
Wednesday, January 09, 2013
To the GAGNON Family, There are No Words That Can Ease The Loss You All Bear,Please Know That All Of You Are In Every Thought And Prayer! Our Deepest Sympathy, The Boyles Family
Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Gary we are so saddened for you and your families loss.
May you find peace in your faith god bless you all.
Tuesday, January 08, 2013
to Joannie, liz, and david, me and stevie are sorry for your loss. I can't believe my best man over 23yrs. ago passed away. I you need anything please call me.
Tuesday, January 08, 2013
My deepest sympathy to all Tommy's family.
Tuesday, January 08, 2013
My thoughts and prayers are with my cousin Tommy, and his family.

Debbie Hogan
Monday, January 07, 2013
My sincerest sympathy to the family, I have thought of Tommy and you all over the years. You never forget your first love. My best to you always.
Monday, January 07, 2013
To the whole Gagnon family, I am so sorry to hear of Tommys passing. My thoughts and prayers are with each one of you. May God Bless you and keep you in his care.
Monday, January 07, 2013
My condolences go out to the entire family. Sending you thoughts of peace and courage. May you be comforted by the support of your loved ones.

Rest in Peace, Tommy.
Monday, January 07, 2013
Colette, Ryan and The Gagnon family, my condolences to you at this very sad time. Know I am thinking of you......
Monday, January 07, 2013
Michelle: I never had the pleasure to meet you in person, but I knew Tom from High School and later ran into him while working at Helen's; I will agree with everyone, -his smile and chuckle were infectious; he always talked proudly of his children; this is a total surprise of his death; my prayers are with you and all his children.
Monday, January 07, 2013
To Gary and Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. Tom ALWAYS had a smile and that smile will be with you forever. Your in my prayers.
Beth Cerroni
Monday, January 07, 2013
To the Gagnon Family, Tommy was one of the sweetest men I have had the pleasure of knowing. He was my date to our 10th class reunion. We had a blast. I will miss his smile and wonderful laugh......RIP Tommy....
Monday, January 07, 2013
Tommy lived every day like it was heaven on earth. Now god has him in his arms and we have him in our hearts......
Saturday, January 05, 2013
Dear Michelle and Family,Our deepest condolences on the passing of Tommy.We had the pleasure of meeting him a few times with Pat and Garry.He will be missed.We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers
Wednesday, January 02, 2013
Just heard the sad news tonight.
I am so shocked and saddened by Tommy's passing. I will miss this special man and never forget him. I feel like I am a better person for having known him.
Tommy brought joy and laughter to every barn he visited. No one could keep from smiling and forgetting their troubles when Tom was present.
The horses trusted and truly connected on a level rarely seen with other handlers. Mr. Gagnon was a gifted horseman.

My sincere condolences to his family. He spoke glowingly of you all, and always looked forward to returning home to you.

We so looked forward to his visits, and will feel his absence this year and for years to come.
Wednesday, January 02, 2013
MICHELLE MY DEEPEST REGRETS THAT TOMMY HAS PAST. HE TRULY WAS A WONDERFUL MAN. I"LL MISS HIM VERY MUCH.YOU AND YOUR FAMILY ARE IN MY PRAYS AND THOUGHTS.
Tuesday, January 01, 2013
We are deeply saddened by your loss. Tommy will always be in our hearts.

Anthony Robin Kayla and Bryanna Caron
Tuesday, January 01, 2013
Tom's great attitude and lively chatter always put the horses at ease and made his visits an enjoyable day. He was a gifted, wonderful man and we will miss him very much.
With our Sympathy and Prayers,
Bill & Beverly Ash and everyone at Stone Valley Farm
Monday, December 31, 2012
To all of the Gagnon families, we can only wish that you will find comfort in knowing how much Tommy and all of you are loved at this time.
Tommy always lit up a room with his smile and wonderful chuckle.
Tom was the best man for our wedding over 26 years ago, and he will live on in our hearts forever as one of the best men we have ever known.
Love, Steve & Noreen
Monday, December 31, 2012
Michelle,
So very sorry to hear of your loss. Our deepest sympathies are with you. We hope you can find some peace in this time of sorrow.
Monday, December 31, 2012
Michelle
I just found out about your loss today.
I am so sorry ,our prayers are with you and your family.
Monday, December 31, 2012
My sincere sympathies to the entire Gagnon family. Grew up with Tommy in Smithfield - a wonderful, funny guy with a very kind soul. May your memories bring you comfort and peace.
Monday, December 31, 2012
Dear Michele,

Mike and I are so very sorry to hear of Tommy's passing. Such shocking news to say the least. He was a kind and loving person with a big heart. He will be truly missed. If you and the boys need anything at all please let us know. Your in our thoughts and prayers.

Mike and Kelly Young
Sunday, December 30, 2012
Hun, I was so sorry to hear of Tommy's passing. I'm sure my Dad and my grandmother were there to meet him, along with the rest of the family when he arrived in Heaven. My sincerest condolences to his wife and children, as well as to Colette and the boys.
Sunday, December 30, 2012
Sincere condolences to the entire Gagnon family, Joannie, Liz, David and to Michelle and family whom we never met. Richard and I have some of our best memories playing board games on the weekend at Tommy and Joan's house on the pond off of Mountaindale with Rick, Sue, and Priscilla. Tommy was probably one of the funniest people we ever met. Oh the laughs we had. We have never forgotten those carefree times so many years ago. We've thought of him often over the years and would have loved to see him one more time. You are all in our prayers.
Sunday, December 30, 2012
Embrace the beautiful memories and know one day you will be reunited in Gods heavenly home. May Gods grace bring you comfort and peace. Love Angela Drayce and Teigen
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. You have our deepest sympathies.
Saturday, December 29, 2012
My heart aches for my family at this sad time. For years Tommy had invited me to the beach house, and I had never taken him up on the offer until this past summer. I will forever remember spending an hour with my wonderful cowboy cousin!!! I am so lucky I had the chance to spend some quality time with him and River at one of his favorite places... the beach house!! RIP MY FRIEND, UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN....XO
Saturday, December 29, 2012
soo.. sorry for your loss . words are not enough . tommy was so upbeat and happy everytime we spoke .. he was absolutly wonderful with the horses .. a true horseman . and friend .. if you need anything let me know .please
Saturday, December 29, 2012
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Saturday, December 29, 2012
michelle, paul and i are extremely saddened by your sudden loss. tommy is, and always will be in our hearts, a gentleman, as well as a gentle man. his smile and his loving, fun nature were infectious, priceless gifts, and they will be with us forever. our favorite wedding gift was the matching flyfishing vests that you gave us! we are all one family. all of the gagnon family, which includes all of us, are a strong unit. our great faith, laughter, tears, and memories will always keep us together. please extend our condolences to the rest of your family and friends in pulaski. we love you so very much!
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Lizz & Joan, My deepest sympathy to you and your family.
Saturday, December 29, 2012
So very sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
The Pieretti Family
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Oh Michelle! Hearing this heartbreaking news cannot be expressed in words, but I have to try. Tommy was one of the nicest people I have had the honor of meeting in my life. He would always get me in trouble @ the shop because we would chat the whole time he was there. We always had so much fun talking and joking. I loved hearing about his trips to RI, and out west to the Rodeo. He was so funny telling me about meeting Rupert! God, he will be missed by so many! If there is anything I can do for you, just let me know.
Saturday, December 29, 2012
too michelle and river, my thoughts and prayers are with you, god bless.
Saturday, December 29, 2012
TOOTHE GAGNON FAMILY MY PRAYERS AND THOUGHTS ARE WITH YOU, GOD BLESS-
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Tommy was always a member of the DeCurtis family. I will miss his wonderful smile and his fabulous sense of humor. My love and sympathy to his family.
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Michelle, I never met Tommy but you and I have exchanged funny stories about the kids,dogs,vacations..Kids jumping off the bridge in RI. Hiking in HI... The way we like to wander in the woods with the dogs and such.. I know he was a special person to your sons just by the way you talked about him.I enjoyed seeing all the pic's of all of your travels together and how much fun you were having... Sooooo when ever you travel from now on I think you should keep a picture of Tommy close to your heart and always take him with you... He will watching over you and the boy's. Pat.....
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Michelle and River, I do not have any words to express how sorry I am. Tommy was a class act, I thought the world of him. My prayers and thoughts are with you at this tough time time.
Saturday, December 29, 2012
dear michelle, and family...........i am so sorry to hear of your loss...tommy looks so happy in the pictures....my thoughts and prayers are with you. god bless. krista (mcgrath) desjardins
Saturday, December 29, 2012
To Michelle and family.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you
The Ibbitson family
Saturday, December 29, 2012
To the Gagnon family, I am sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you all.
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Deepest regrets and sympathy.
Saturday, December 29, 2012
We are so sorry for your lose. He will be missed. Prayers with you and your family
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Tommy,I will dearly miss passing you at the DD drive thru, your awesome smile, which could make any bad day better!! I will always be support for you wife and sons! They now have an amazing angel looking over them! RIP!!
Friday, December 28, 2012
To Garry and the entire Gagnon family, we are so very sorry for your loss. Holding you close in our hearts and prayers...

Stephanie, Ashley & Kyle
Friday, December 28, 2012
I am so sorry to all family and friends. I grew up down at the beach house in East Matunik with Tommy and daughter Liz. We all had such great times. Tom was always a great and funny man. He touched everyone he met with his big happy heart. Love you Liz Gagnon we go back far. Your dad will be with you always. You have his eyes, To Michelle, Suade, River, and David Im so sorry. To the rest of the family you know he will be looking down on you all. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
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