Tom originated in Lithgow and attended school in Katoomba and Leura. With his wife Fiona, they commenced their professions in the funeral industry in 1994, employed by Woodcoffil Funerals. Together they established their own business in 2005, purchasing property on Lurline Street and refurbishing the premises into the beautiful funeral home it is today.
Sadly, Fiona's life was shortened. With the support of family and favourable friends, Tom's determination to fulfil their lifelong dream has been accomplished. In 2011 TFB purchased Lithgow City Funerals. Affiliated with AFDA, Legacy and other community organisations, Tom has recently received the Paul Harris Fellowship.