DOVER-FOXCROFT - Thomas R. Tash, 44, passed away March 15, 2013, after a courageous battle with colon cancer. He was born Jan. 11, 1969, in Dover-Foxcroft, the son of Theodore Tash and Jayne (Callahan) Belote.
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Tom graduated from Foxcroft Academy, class of 1987. He worked for many years for Jack's Tree Service and most recently worked for McKusick Petroleum. Tom enjoyed camping, playing cards, ice fishing and snowmobiling with his son. Tom loved spending time with his family and friends. Tom was a member of Anah Shrine 4x4 Unit and Mosaic Lodge No. 52 AF & AM.
In addition to his parents, Tom is survived by his loving wife, Renee; his son, Trevor; dog and companion Sophia, all of Dover-Foxcroft; brother, Travis "Bubba" and his wife, Kristen, and their children, Lee and Brooke Belote, of Dover-Foxcroft; sister, Tatum and her friend, James, and children, Conor and Kiara Belote; brothers, Chris Belote and Matt and his wife, Sarah, and son, Jake Belote; and sisters, Angela Marshall and Amy Belote. Tom will be greatly missed by many special aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends. Tom was predeceased by his daughter, Courtney Renee; and his loving stepfather, Lee Belote.
Friends and family are invited to call 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, at Lary Funeral Home, Dover-Foxcroft, with a Masonic memorial service said 7:30 p.m. A celebration of Tom's life will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, at Lary Funeral Home, Dover-Foxcroft. The family has requested those attending Tom's celebration of life to wear something navy blue in honor of Colon Cancer Awareness Month. In lieu of flowers, an account has been set up for Renee and Trevor and contributions may be made in their name and mailed to Maine Highlands Federal Credit Union, P.O. Box 507, Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426. Condolences and memories may be expressed at www.laryfuneralhome.com.
Published in BDN Maine on March 18, 2013