Skirtschak-Thomas “Tom” of Mitchell, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, September 4th, 2016, at his late residence at the age of 61. Dearly loved father of Aaron Skirtschak of St. Thomas, Melissa Skirtschak (Josh MacDougald) of Dublin and Emily Steele (Damian) of Red Deer, Alberta. Loved son of Wilma (Fritsch) Skirtschak and the late Ilko Skirtschak. Dearly loved grandfather of Braydon, Samantha, Darwin and Leah. Dear brother of Myron Skirtschak (Patricia), Mary Ann Skirtschak (Gregory Link) and the late Peter Steven Skirtschak. Sadly missed by a number of nieces and nephews. Tom was born in St. Thomas on April 16th, 1955. He worked for Cooper Standard Automotive. Tom was a member of Holy Angels’ Church, St. Thomas. Visitation will be held at Williams Funeral Home,, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Prayers at the funeral home on Thursday at 4:00 p.m. Mass of the Christian Burial will be held at Holy Angels’ Church on Friday at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Holy Angels’ Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to the charity of choice.