MUCKLE, Dr. Thomas James – January 3, 1931 – November 7, 2014, 83 years of living life to the fullest! In the early morning hours of Friday November 7, 2014 we said farewell to a remarkable man, Thomas James ‘TJ’ Muckle; pathologist, professor, winemaker extraordinaire, self-taught pianist and composer and champion of unconventionality. Many were inspired by his energy, passion, innovation, intellect, and most of all his kindness and keen sense of humour. Predeceased by his parents Aubrey and Patricia and brother Terence. TJ is survived by sister Eileen, daughters Simone (Sandy), Kristina (Vernon) and Fiona (Brad), son Kevin, wife Carry, friend and former wife Hilde (Robert) as well as adored grandchildren Amanda, Savanna, Katherine and Liam who affectionately referred to him as ‘Fuzzy’. Special thanks to his ‘Buddy’ and long-time caregiver, Natalia, as well as friend and caregiver, Veronica. “Life is a celebration. All of it. Even its end.” Friends are invited to an Irish ‘Celebration’ of life on Thursday November 27th, 2014 at Thirty Bench Wine Makers, 4281 Mountainview Rd, Beamsville from 5:30pm to 9pm. Tributes will begin at 7pm. In Lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the ‘Parkinson Society Canada’.