Baines, Thomas William #243 *

Thomas William Baines:  1926 – 2012

Born in North Bay, where he and wife Mary T. (Dorrie) Axler, raised sons Bill and Bob.  Tom proudly served in the Canadian Forces and after the war, continued to serve with the Algonquin Regiment for many years.  He was later employed with the Ontario Ministry of Transport where he was able to enjoy one of his favourite pastimes travelling the countryside.  Tom and Dorrie were avid bird watchers and founding members of the Nipissing Naturalist Club.  Tom had a passion for history and supported the North Bay Area Museum, serving on the board for many years.  He will be lovingly remembered for his wit and his many stories.

Honoured by the Nipissing Naturalists