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Thomas Roy Galbraith

November 14, 1955 — July 3, 2024

Eustis, Florida

Thomas Roy Galbraith, aged 68, of Eustis, passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2024. Tom was born in Chicago, Illinois to George Hartford Galbraith and Lorriane Angeline Galbraith. He graduated from Ferris State University with a degree in electronics and worked for many years as a welder. Tom enjoyed the great outdoors - including fishing, gardening, and kayaking. In 1979, Tom and a crew of four friends sailed a 42-foot sailboat from Ireland to Bermuda, down through the St. Lawrence Seaway, and back home to Michigan. In 2012, he moved to Bradenton and made Florida his home. Tom was a man of faith and compassion and was always willing to lend a hand to someone in need. He is lovingly remembered by his surviving sisters, Dawn (Roger) Kenneavy of Houston, Texas, and Mary Anne (Kenneth) Urlakis of Colgate, Wisconsin. He is further remembered by his nieces and nephews: Ryan (Sara) Kenneavy, Erin Kenneavy, Daniel Kenneavy (deceased), Br. Moses (Urlakis) of the Resurrection, O.C.D., Grace Marie (Justin) Urlakis Westhoff, Eve Anna Urlakis, Gemma Claire Urlakis, George Urlakis, Joseph Urlakis, Kateri Rose Urlakis, and Mary Immaculee Urlakis. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Fr. Jude Peters, O.C.D. at the Basilica and National Shrine of Mary, Help of Christians at Holy Hill in Hubertus, Wisconsin at a future date. Tom will be laid to rest beside his parents at St. Mary's Cemetery in Richfield, Wisconsin. The funeral arrangements are being handled with care by Harden/Pauli Funeral Home in Eustis, Florida. Thomas leaves behind cherished memories with family and friends and will be deeply missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him. The family would like to express their profound gratitude to his close friends and neighbors in the Sharp's Community and to his friends, Pier Ignozzi Schaffer and Dan Schaffer. In lieu of flowers, Mass memorials or donations to a homeless shelter would be greatly appreciated. May Tom rest in peace, and may his memory be eternal. Arrangements by Harden/Pauli Funeral Home, Eustis, Florida.

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