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Pause One True Love by Bruce H. Zimmerman (ASCAP)
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“Sending love, hugs, and prayers to you. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Carroll Wills - Roswell, GA

“Pam, we were so sorry when we got the call telling us of Tom leaving his "temporary" home and walking hand and hand with Jesus into his Eternal home...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Carroll & Claude Wills - Roswell, GA

“Pam,so sorry to hear about Tom. Our prayers are with you. Let me know if you need anything.. I mean it. Anything. GOD BLESS YOU. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Karol Strader - Fort Wayne, IN

“Pammy I am so, so sorry to hear of Toms death. H was such a good friend and we will cherish all the fond memories of the group dinners and euchre...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Bette Hale - LaOtto, IN - Friend

“Pam, my heart goes out to you, I'm sure your memories will help you thru your grief. Please let me know if I can do anything for you. Thoughts and...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Marsha Brenneke-Guiff - IN

“You will always be my big brother who watched out for me as a kid. I know you will watch over me now from above. I love you and will miss you always. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Theodore Burlage - St. Petersburg, FL

“Pam, I'm so sorry to hear of Tom passing. I had no idea Tom wasat Avilla. Sara and I could have dropped in to see him. Take care. Love Marge and...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Marge Taylor - Kendallville, IN

“Sorry to hear of Tom's passing, I would like to offer my sincere condolences to his family. Jeremiah 29:11, 12 assures us God is thinking thoughts of...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

Thomas P. "Tom" Burlage, 87, passed away Thursday, November 29, 2018 at Presence Sacred Heart Home in Avilla, IN. He was born in Kenton, OH to the late Edmund W. and Ina C Burlage. He was a 1949 graduate of Central Catholic High School and served honorably in the United States Navy. Tom worked for the Fort Wayne Parks Department until his retirement then worked for Dentech Dental for 15 years. He was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church. Tom loved fishing, gardening, landscaping and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan. Surviving are his wife of 43 years, Pamela K. Burlage and his brother Theodore E.J. (Patricia A.) Burlage. Tom is preceded in death by his brothers Dave Burlage and Richard Burlage and his parents. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorials contributions may be made to Presence Sacred Heart Home in Avilla. To sign the online guest book, go to