Thomas William Dewing
Thomas William Dewing

Mequon - January 8, 2021 at the age of 80 years. Devoted husband of Lynn.

Memorial Mass Saturday February 20 at 1:00PM at Lumen Christi Catholic Church, 2750 W. Mequon Rd., Mequon, WI 53092. Mass will be livestreamed at www.lumenchristiparish.org. Visitation will be held from 12:00Noon until time of Mass. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Tom Dewing Social Justice Scholarship that will be administered through Whitefish Bay High School. Donation details along with the full obituary can be found on the funeral home website. Please see Wednesday January 13 edition or view funeral home website for full obituary





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Published by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel from Jan. 13 to Jan. 17, 2021.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
Feb
20
Visitation
1:00p.m.
Lumen Christi Catholic Church
2750 W. Mequon Rd, Mequon, Wisconsin
Feb
20
Memorial Mass
1:00p.m.
Lumen Christi Catholic Church
2750 W. Mequon Rd, Mequon, Wisconsin
Funeral services provided by:
Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral and Cremation Services
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Mr. Dewing was not only my teacher but also my swim coach and boss at Town Club. I know we weren't always easy on him (mostly our swim team) but there was an understanding of when we work and when we goof around. I look back now and can see how much he cared for all his students. I will always remember him working out in the athletic directors office ALL THE TIME and teaching hundreds of little kids how to swim. Rest in Peace Mr. Dewing and thank you...
Ann (Sorensen) Ross
January 21, 2021
We are not sure you would remember us. We lived not too far from you on Maplecrest Lane. Our children -Jeff and Katie-took swimming lessons from Tom in your back yard. He always impressed us as a very caring classy man. He was always patient with the kids. We are very sorry for your loss.
Mike and Judy Bejma
January 18, 2021
Mr. Dewing was someone I did not get to know very well when I was attending WFB, but when working there later in life, really built strong admiration for him and greatly enjoyed getting to know him as a person. Many of my friends were positively impacted by his coaching and his mentoring. My hope is the wonderful memories of him by so many people will keep him alive long after the sadness of his passing. Sincere condolences to his family and friends.
Mike Fried
January 14, 2021
Mr. Dewing was one of several swim coaches I had growing up. I only worked with him for one HS season. And yet, he, by far, had the most impact of any coach on me as a swimmer and a person. Also loved the semesters when I had him for gym. May his memory be a blessing to the whole family.
Nancy Jacobs Lewandowski
January 13, 2021
Thinking of you and remembering nice times spent with you and Tom at Homestead gymnastics meets. We really enjoyed your company and conversation.
Kathy and Bob Cassidy
January 13, 2021
I am so sad to hear of Tom's passing and wish you peace and strength. Tom truly left an indelible mark on me as my swim coach from 1972-1976 at WFB. I have vivid memories of Tom showing up for our practices in his bright yellow VW bug. He used to bring Jeff along to run around the pool deck during our Saturday morning and Christmas vacation practices. Jeff never stopped exploring the bleachers, jumping on the diving boards, and playing with the kick-boards and pull-buoys. Jeff's antics were a welcome source of entertainment for all of us during those grueling workouts! To this day, I so appreciate the life lessons and character-building experiences he engendered, and of course his friendship. These were formative and lasting gifts. His warm smile, constant encouragement and positive influence were always there as a source of inspiration. Tom pushed me well beyond what I thought I could accomplish and be as a person...every day, year after year. He had a huge impact on me. Tom and Lynnee were also a warm and caring friends to my mother, Margaret Harrigan, at Lumen Christi Church. My mother really appreciated Tom's visits while she was at Newcastle in her final years. Tom was an inspiration to me and for countless others. He is with the Lord, right where he should be! Kevin Harrigan
Kevin C Harrigan
January 13, 2021
Tom was a wonderful educator it was an honor to work with him at Whitefish Bay High School for many years. Gentle yet strong of character; a truly good human being. Blessings to him, Lynn and his family. Francie Shea
Francie Shea
January 13, 2021