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“Dear Welma,We are sorry to hear of your loss. May Tom now rest in peace. We also hope that you will make progress toward your own peace in time....Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: James and Helen Haddock - IN

“Welma. Gary & Tony and Aunt Barb and Uncle Dave: Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families at this difficult time. I...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Bill & Susan Tutwiler - Lake Mary, FL

“Our thoughts & prayers are with you & your family, in the loss of your loved one.With sympathy,Jerry & Jan DeLong ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Jerry & Jan DeLong - Kendallville, IN

“I worked with Tom on the Fort Wayne Police Dept. I always respected his dedication to the reserve program and to our City. They often did thankless...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Keith Butts - fort wayne, IN

“My sympathy to the family. Crooked Lake has lost a valued member of our association. He will be missed by many. Sincerely, Pat and Richard Erdman. ...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Patricia Erdman - Columbia City, IN

Thomas G. (Tom) York of Columbia City (formerly Fort Wayne) died on Friday March 29, 2019. He was born in Fort Wayne on July 7, 1941 to the late George and Helen York. Tom was a dedicated man of the community that he served as a pharmacist, a reserve police officer, a Freemason, a man of faith, a conversationalist, and an active community volunteer.
After graduating from Purdue University, Tom was a Pharmacist of over 48 years working for Osco's, Hook's, Revco, CVS, and Meijer before retiring in 2010. He served the community as a Fort Wayne Reserve Police Officer retiring after 20 years of service in 1999 having served in a variety of ranks including Captain. As a Mason, Tom was a Past Master of Home Lodge #342, and a member of Summit City Lodge # 170, the Scottish Rite and Mizpah Shrine. Tom was a member of Grace Lutheran Church of Columbia City. As a community volunteer, he was a Boy Scout leader, a board member for the Tippecanoe Watershed Foundation, a Past President and board member of the Northern Indiana Pharmacist Association, Chairman of the Upper Tippecanoe River and Lake Association, and Vice President and board member of the Crooked Lake Association. Tom enjoyed a fondness of boating, hunting, fishing, shooting and traveling.
He was preceded in death by his first wife Laura, his parents, his sister Carol Tutwiler and his Granddaughter Brittany. He is survived by his wife Welma (Meyer-Poer); his sons Gary (Zeny) York of Oakland and Tony (Colleen) York of Las Vegas; His daughters Christine Poer of Kendallville and Jennifer (Eric) Mansor of Oak Harbor, Ohio; his brother David (Connie) York and his sister Barbara Flynn of Fort Wayne, eight grandchildren and four great grandsons.
Visitation will be Friday April 5th from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm with a Masonic Service at 7:30pm at D.O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home.Funeral service 10:30 am Saturday April 6th at D.O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home with calling one hour prior to the service. Burial will be immediately following the funeral at Woodlawn Cemetery 1605 Center Street, Auburn. Memorials are to Community Foundation of Whitley County designated to "The Crooked Lake Conservation Fund" or Tippecanoe Watershed Foundation. To sign the online guest book please visit,