Oscoda County Herald

Thomas George Galbraith

Died March 1, 2022

Thomas George Galbraith, age 56, of Mio, Michigan, passed away peacefully at his home on March 1, 2022.

Thomas was born in Grayling, Michigan on October 8, 1965, to Martin “Tim” Galbraith and Sally (nee Hubbard) Galbraith.

He was raised on the family farm, attended Mio AuSable High School, graduating as president of his class. He graduated with a bachelor’s in business from Lake Superior State University. Tom was a devoted family man, a 30-plus year cancer survivor, and an active businessman in the community working 35 years with his “Statewide Family.” A member of the Oscoda County Chamber of Commerce, the Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, the Knights of Columbus, and St. Mary Catholic Church.

Thomas is survived by his beloved wife, Ann (nee McDowell); his children, Stephanie Hall (Chadd Goodman), Leana Hall (Justin Smith) and Christopher (Nickki nee Maynard) Hall; his beloved grandchildren, Lauren Goodman, Connor Lunning, Caitlyn Goodman, Corbin Goodman and Grayson Smith; his father, Tim Galbraith; brothers, Martin P. (Barbara Defrain) Galbraith, Mark P. (Catalina Gonzalez) Galbraith; sisters, Sharon (Dana) LeBlanc, Mary Frew, Julie (John) Bureau, and Paula Galbraith; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Sally (nee Hubbard) Galbraith; nephew, Timothy LeBlanc; and niece Sarah Frew.

Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, March 4, 2022, with a Vigil Prayer Service, Rosary and Knight of Columbus services beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Lashley Funeral Home in Mio. Visitation on Saturday will begin at0 9:00 a.m. until the time of Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, Mio with Rev. Santiago Hoyumpa officiating. Interment at the Kittle Cemetery with luncheon following at St. Mary Parish Hall.

Donations may be made in Tom’s memory to The Oscoda County Fireworks or St. Mary Shrine Restoration Fund.

Arrangements by Lashley Funeral Home, Mio.