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Julie DuPei
Julie DuPei
Dear Donna and Kate -

 

Thinking of you during this holiday season and wishing you peace and the creation of new memories and traditions.  I think of Tom often. I work at living in the day, and not fearing for what comes next.  My family has returned from Shanghai China and we are in the process of buying a home nearer to the town I love, Fenton, MI.  I decided, partly due to Tom's influence, to live where I want to be and hopefully listen for God's guidance in the rest of life's matters. Hope this message finds you well, and would sure like an update on where you are living, and what you are both doing for work and happiness.

With Love,
Don Tack
Don Tack
Donna & Kate,

Very sad to hear of Tom's passing. We just heard in a letter from our Aunt Barbara. Tom was my cousin. I know this is late, but I hope both of you have found some peace at this time. In reading about Tom, he definitely used his time here to benefit allot of people. Although I have not seen Tom for many years I always knew he would do something good for all.

Regards,

Don Tack
sue peteley
sue peteley
Hello Donna,Kate
Just to let you know I attended the Memorial for Tom at St. Patricks on Saturday and it was truly one of the loveliest memorials I have ever attended. I am the daughter of old friends  of your mother-in-law/grandma Kathy Potterfield and also the neice of Aunt Kitty Killeen. I am Sue Peteley and I do remember meeting Tom many years ago at a family function. I truly wish I had known him, my loss I am sure! What a remarkable man he was and how lucky that you two had the privilege of loving him and calling him your own! I have been e-mailed his journals via Patti Killeen and I am so touched by each and every one. May God Bless you all and keep you in his Hands always as you miss Tom Potterfield.
Thank you,
Sue Peteley
Pam Henderson
Pam Henderson
Dear Donna and Kate  ~~~   The services for Tom at the Unity Church in Palo Alto on Saturday were a moving tribute to a very special man.  You could feel Tom's grace and know that the LOVE in the church was for him (Him) and from him (Him).  From everyone that contributed -- to the beautiful music -- and then to your words and sharing lifted us and is a memory that will live in all of our hearts.

Warm hugs to you,
Pam  (at ITP)
Gary Sikorski
Gary Sikorski
Dear Donna and Kate,

We can’t express how sorry we were to hear the sad news.  Please accept our deepest sympathies.

We have always felt so fortunate to know Tom and to have been able to spend some time together.  Such a bright spirit, his humor and caring heart have left us with fond memories and made a lasting difference in our lives.

Our thoughts and love are with you,
Gary, Sue, Jesse and Carly
Paula Casella
Paula Casella
Dear Donna and Kate,

It is with much love and gratitude that I write this note. Tom was key in making me believe that my vision of supporting corporate transformation through transpersonal work was not a dream. He taught me how Care and Audacity can go hand in hand in making this bridge possible.

I deeply feel the loss of a great mentor and friend.

I rejoice in knowing he is forever present.

Love
Nina Kramer
Nina Kramer
Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Dear Donna and Kate

The moments we shared as friends and neighbors in Chatham were amongst the best times of our life. We have missed you all (especially Tom's remarkable sense of humor). The news of his passing has saddened us beyond words.
We wish you strength and peace at this very difficult time.

With love and sympathy
Nina, Flip, Jonathan, and Jessica Kramer

Chatham, NJ
Janet/John Leonardi
Janet/John Leonardi
Our thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathies go out to Donna, Kate and the entire family. Though we have not seen Tom for many years, we remember with great fondness, his charm, wit, intelligence and compassion.

He touched many lives in New Jersey, Arizona, New Hampshire,  California and beyond. How fortunate we all are to have known him. Pleae know his memory will be etched forever in our hearts.

Much love,
Brock Putney
Brock Putney
Donna/Kate,

Very sorry to hear about Tom. I was so lucky to have a chance to talk to him a couple months ago.

I owe so much to Tom. He was a mentor for me both professionally and personally. He was one of the few people I have ever met that could combine compassion with the drive to succeed. He truly believed that success started with helping others meet their potential.

Please let me know when the services in NH will be held. I hope to see you then, if not on my next trip out West.

Brock & Barb
John Smith
John Smith
Dear Donna and Kate:  Just returned from a Trip to Guatemala with Ila and Julia Taylor, parishioner and RN.  We were talking about Tom there and his heroic struggle.  You have all our prayers.  On my return I was given a email from Julie DuPei sharing about Tom's death.  How happy to believe he lives with the Lord and like Therese the Little Flower said to her sisters before her untimely death:  Perhaps some of my best work lies ahead of me.  I remember the evenings at your house with our young people from St. Michaels and the inspiration Tom was to our social concerns efforts.  As God allows I know Toim will keep going and inspiring us all.         Much Love,  John Smith, St. Michaels
Elaine Schmitz
Elaine Schmitz
Dear Donna and Kate,

Steven and I apologize for our late response to the news of Tom´s passing. We have been in Peru with little connection to the outside world.  On the morning of his death we were praying for him and you and Kate in the sacred ceremony in which we were participating.  We are grateful that he is at peace and will miss him tremendously.  I knew from the moment I met him he was the embodiment of every ÌTP value, and my opinion has not changed in the too short time we worked together.  We will be there for you at the memorial service and in the future. 

In spirit, Elaine& Steven
Donald Rothberg
Donald Rothberg
Dear Donna and Kate:

Tom has been so present for me these last few days, as if his being is there to be accessed when my mind and heart want to touch his. His qualities continue to shine, as I know that they do for others as well.

And there is loss, and moments of shock that continue. And learning from being with this process, learning that brings spiritual urgency in the light of loss and love, and appreciation, much appreciation for Tom's heart, mind, and action, that leaves a legacy.

I hope that you are finding rest and holding your own process as best you can with kindness, balance, and care.

Love, Donald
susan selkirk
susan selkirk
Dearest Tom,

There is a deep ache. The world you touched grieves for you.

When we met in Open House, I saw your sweet nature immediately and tried to say everything I could to keep you in my life! And as you walked away, I found the right words, and warily, you let me in. The improbable intersection of our lives was to be profound enough to bring you and Donna and Kate to your mountaintop home, to find there your extraordinary neighbors, to celebrate the magic of love in community.  I am so blessed to have been a part of that journey.

You and Donna gave freely to comfort me in my own time of loss. You were unimaginably witty. You were vulnerable. You were fully human. You were a magnificent man. It grieves me that I never saw you again after that time, but I will trust now that you knew you were in my heart daily. Thank you, Tom, for saying yes, to me, to life, to love; you have given me a model to strive for in my own life, a gift of immense proportion.

With abiding love,

Susan


Dear Donna and Kate,

There is no easy way to describe the deep loss of Tom, your beautiful and loving husband and father. I pray that although he was taken from you decades too soon, the depth of his character, the profound love he felt for you, may, in your deepest sorrow, also bring you peace and even joy. Your strength and steadfast dedication, your compassion, your love…all these you gave to each other and received from each other in equal measure, and that is yours to keep and always will be yours, forever and ever.

In deep sympathy,

Susan
Julie DuPei
Julie DuPei
Dear Donna and Kate -

 

Thinking of you during this holiday season and wishing you peace and the creation of new memories and traditions.  I think of Tom often. I work at living in the day, and not fearing for what comes next.  My family has returned from Shanghai China and we are in the process of buying a home nearer to the town I love, Fenton, MI.  I decided, partly due to Tom's influence, to live where I want to be and hopefully listen for God's guidance in the rest of life's matters. Hope this message finds you well, and would sure like an update on where you are living, and what you are both doing for work and happiness.

With Love,
sue peteley
sue peteley
Hello Donna,Kate
Just to let you know I attended the Memorial for Tom at St. Patricks on Saturday and it was truly one of the loveliest memorials I have ever attended. I am the daughter of old friends  of your mother-in-law/grandma Kathy Potterfield and also the neice of Aunt Kitty Killeen. I am Sue Peteley and I do remember meeting Tom many years ago at a family function. I truly wish I had known him, my loss I am sure! What a remarkable man he was and how lucky that you two had the privilege of loving him and calling him your own! I have been e-mailed his journals via Patti Killeen and I am so touched by each and every one. May God Bless you all and keep you in his Hands always as you miss Tom Potterfield.
Thank you,
Sue Peteley
Gary Sikorski
Gary Sikorski
Dear Donna and Kate,

We can’t express how sorry we were to hear the sad news.  Please accept our deepest sympathies.

We have always felt so fortunate to know Tom and to have been able to spend some time together.  Such a bright spirit, his humor and caring heart have left us with fond memories and made a lasting difference in our lives.

Our thoughts and love are with you,
Gary, Sue, Jesse and Carly
Nina Kramer
Nina Kramer
Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Dear Donna and Kate

The moments we shared as friends and neighbors in Chatham were amongst the best times of our life. We have missed you all (especially Tom's remarkable sense of humor). The news of his passing has saddened us beyond words.
We wish you strength and peace at this very difficult time.

With love and sympathy
Nina, Flip, Jonathan, and Jessica Kramer

Chatham, NJ
Brock Putney
Brock Putney
Donna/Kate,

Very sorry to hear about Tom. I was so lucky to have a chance to talk to him a couple months ago.

I owe so much to Tom. He was a mentor for me both professionally and personally. He was one of the few people I have ever met that could combine compassion with the drive to succeed. He truly believed that success started with helping others meet their potential.

Please let me know when the services in NH will be held. I hope to see you then, if not on my next trip out West.

Brock & Barb
Elaine Schmitz
Elaine Schmitz
Dear Donna and Kate,

Steven and I apologize for our late response to the news of Tom´s passing. We have been in Peru with little connection to the outside world.  On the morning of his death we were praying for him and you and Kate in the sacred ceremony in which we were participating.  We are grateful that he is at peace and will miss him tremendously.  I knew from the moment I met him he was the embodiment of every ÌTP value, and my opinion has not changed in the too short time we worked together.  We will be there for you at the memorial service and in the future. 

In spirit, Elaine& Steven
Donald Rothberg
Donald Rothberg
Dear Donna and Kate:

Tom has been so present for me these last few days, as if his being is there to be accessed when my mind and heart want to touch his. His qualities continue to shine, as I know that they do for others as well.

And there is loss, and moments of shock that continue. And learning from being with this process, learning that brings spiritual urgency in the light of loss and love, and appreciation, much appreciation for Tom's heart, mind, and action, that leaves a legacy.

I hope that you are finding rest and holding your own process as best you can with kindness, balance, and care.

Love, Donald
Don Tack
Don Tack
Donna & Kate,

Very sad to hear of Tom's passing. We just heard in a letter from our Aunt Barbara. Tom was my cousin. I know this is late, but I hope both of you have found some peace at this time. In reading about Tom, he definitely used his time here to benefit allot of people. Although I have not seen Tom for many years I always knew he would do something good for all.

Regards,

Don Tack
Pam Henderson
Pam Henderson
Dear Donna and Kate  ~~~   The services for Tom at the Unity Church in Palo Alto on Saturday were a moving tribute to a very special man.  You could feel Tom's grace and know that the LOVE in the church was for him (Him) and from him (Him).  From everyone that contributed -- to the beautiful music -- and then to your words and sharing lifted us and is a memory that will live in all of our hearts.

Warm hugs to you,
Pam  (at ITP)
Paula Casella
Paula Casella
Dear Donna and Kate,

It is with much love and gratitude that I write this note. Tom was key in making me believe that my vision of supporting corporate transformation through transpersonal work was not a dream. He taught me how Care and Audacity can go hand in hand in making this bridge possible.

I deeply feel the loss of a great mentor and friend.

I rejoice in knowing he is forever present.

Love
Janet/John Leonardi
Janet/John Leonardi
Our thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathies go out to Donna, Kate and the entire family. Though we have not seen Tom for many years, we remember with great fondness, his charm, wit, intelligence and compassion.

He touched many lives in New Jersey, Arizona, New Hampshire,  California and beyond. How fortunate we all are to have known him. Pleae know his memory will be etched forever in our hearts.

Much love,
John Smith
John Smith
Dear Donna and Kate:  Just returned from a Trip to Guatemala with Ila and Julia Taylor, parishioner and RN.  We were talking about Tom there and his heroic struggle.  You have all our prayers.  On my return I was given a email from Julie DuPei sharing about Tom's death.  How happy to believe he lives with the Lord and like Therese the Little Flower said to her sisters before her untimely death:  Perhaps some of my best work lies ahead of me.  I remember the evenings at your house with our young people from St. Michaels and the inspiration Tom was to our social concerns efforts.  As God allows I know Toim will keep going and inspiring us all.         Much Love,  John Smith, St. Michaels
susan selkirk
susan selkirk
Dearest Tom,

There is a deep ache. The world you touched grieves for you.

When we met in Open House, I saw your sweet nature immediately and tried to say everything I could to keep you in my life! And as you walked away, I found the right words, and warily, you let me in. The improbable intersection of our lives was to be profound enough to bring you and Donna and Kate to your mountaintop home, to find there your extraordinary neighbors, to celebrate the magic of love in community.  I am so blessed to have been a part of that journey.

You and Donna gave freely to comfort me in my own time of loss. You were unimaginably witty. You were vulnerable. You were fully human. You were a magnificent man. It grieves me that I never saw you again after that time, but I will trust now that you knew you were in my heart daily. Thank you, Tom, for saying yes, to me, to life, to love; you have given me a model to strive for in my own life, a gift of immense proportion.

With abiding love,

Susan


Dear Donna and Kate,

There is no easy way to describe the deep loss of Tom, your beautiful and loving husband and father. I pray that although he was taken from you decades too soon, the depth of his character, the profound love he felt for you, may, in your deepest sorrow, also bring you peace and even joy. Your strength and steadfast dedication, your compassion, your love…all these you gave to each other and received from each other in equal measure, and that is yours to keep and always will be yours, forever and ever.

In deep sympathy,

Susan
Julie DuPei
Julie DuPei
Dear Donna and Kate -

 

Thinking of you during this holiday season and wishing you peace and the creation of new memories and traditions.  I think of Tom often. I work at living in the day, and not fearing for what comes next.  My family has returned from Shanghai China and we are in the process of buying a home nearer to the town I love, Fenton, MI.  I decided, partly due to Tom's influence, to live where I want to be and hopefully listen for God's guidance in the rest of life's matters. Hope this message finds you well, and would sure like an update on where you are living, and what you are both doing for work and happiness.

With Love,
Gary Sikorski
Gary Sikorski
Dear Donna and Kate,

We can’t express how sorry we were to hear the sad news.  Please accept our deepest sympathies.

We have always felt so fortunate to know Tom and to have been able to spend some time together.  Such a bright spirit, his humor and caring heart have left us with fond memories and made a lasting difference in our lives.

Our thoughts and love are with you,
Gary, Sue, Jesse and Carly
Janet/John Leonardi
Janet/John Leonardi
Our thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathies go out to Donna, Kate and the entire family. Though we have not seen Tom for many years, we remember with great fondness, his charm, wit, intelligence and compassion.

He touched many lives in New Jersey, Arizona, New Hampshire,  California and beyond. How fortunate we all are to have known him. Pleae know his memory will be etched forever in our hearts.

Much love,
Elaine Schmitz
Elaine Schmitz
Dear Donna and Kate,

Steven and I apologize for our late response to the news of Tom´s passing. We have been in Peru with little connection to the outside world.  On the morning of his death we were praying for him and you and Kate in the sacred ceremony in which we were participating.  We are grateful that he is at peace and will miss him tremendously.  I knew from the moment I met him he was the embodiment of every ÌTP value, and my opinion has not changed in the too short time we worked together.  We will be there for you at the memorial service and in the future. 

In spirit, Elaine& Steven
susan selkirk
susan selkirk
Dearest Tom,

There is a deep ache. The world you touched grieves for you.

When we met in Open House, I saw your sweet nature immediately and tried to say everything I could to keep you in my life! And as you walked away, I found the right words, and warily, you let me in. The improbable intersection of our lives was to be profound enough to bring you and Donna and Kate to your mountaintop home, to find there your extraordinary neighbors, to celebrate the magic of love in community.  I am so blessed to have been a part of that journey.

You and Donna gave freely to comfort me in my own time of loss. You were unimaginably witty. You were vulnerable. You were fully human. You were a magnificent man. It grieves me that I never saw you again after that time, but I will trust now that you knew you were in my heart daily. Thank you, Tom, for saying yes, to me, to life, to love; you have given me a model to strive for in my own life, a gift of immense proportion.

With abiding love,

Susan


Dear Donna and Kate,

There is no easy way to describe the deep loss of Tom, your beautiful and loving husband and father. I pray that although he was taken from you decades too soon, the depth of his character, the profound love he felt for you, may, in your deepest sorrow, also bring you peace and even joy. Your strength and steadfast dedication, your compassion, your love…all these you gave to each other and received from each other in equal measure, and that is yours to keep and always will be yours, forever and ever.

In deep sympathy,

Susan
Don Tack
Don Tack
Donna & Kate,

Very sad to hear of Tom's passing. We just heard in a letter from our Aunt Barbara. Tom was my cousin. I know this is late, but I hope both of you have found some peace at this time. In reading about Tom, he definitely used his time here to benefit allot of people. Although I have not seen Tom for many years I always knew he would do something good for all.

Regards,

Don Tack
sue peteley
sue peteley
Hello Donna,Kate
Just to let you know I attended the Memorial for Tom at St. Patricks on Saturday and it was truly one of the loveliest memorials I have ever attended. I am the daughter of old friends  of your mother-in-law/grandma Kathy Potterfield and also the neice of Aunt Kitty Killeen. I am Sue Peteley and I do remember meeting Tom many years ago at a family function. I truly wish I had known him, my loss I am sure! What a remarkable man he was and how lucky that you two had the privilege of loving him and calling him your own! I have been e-mailed his journals via Patti Killeen and I am so touched by each and every one. May God Bless you all and keep you in his Hands always as you miss Tom Potterfield.
Thank you,
Sue Peteley
Paula Casella
Paula Casella
Dear Donna and Kate,

It is with much love and gratitude that I write this note. Tom was key in making me believe that my vision of supporting corporate transformation through transpersonal work was not a dream. He taught me how Care and Audacity can go hand in hand in making this bridge possible.

I deeply feel the loss of a great mentor and friend.

I rejoice in knowing he is forever present.

Love
Brock Putney
Brock Putney
Donna/Kate,

Very sorry to hear about Tom. I was so lucky to have a chance to talk to him a couple months ago.

I owe so much to Tom. He was a mentor for me both professionally and personally. He was one of the few people I have ever met that could combine compassion with the drive to succeed. He truly believed that success started with helping others meet their potential.

Please let me know when the services in NH will be held. I hope to see you then, if not on my next trip out West.

Brock & Barb
Pam Henderson
Pam Henderson
Dear Donna and Kate  ~~~   The services for Tom at the Unity Church in Palo Alto on Saturday were a moving tribute to a very special man.  You could feel Tom's grace and know that the LOVE in the church was for him (Him) and from him (Him).  From everyone that contributed -- to the beautiful music -- and then to your words and sharing lifted us and is a memory that will live in all of our hearts.

Warm hugs to you,
Pam  (at ITP)
Nina Kramer
Nina Kramer
Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Dear Donna and Kate

The moments we shared as friends and neighbors in Chatham were amongst the best times of our life. We have missed you all (especially Tom's remarkable sense of humor). The news of his passing has saddened us beyond words.
We wish you strength and peace at this very difficult time.

With love and sympathy
Nina, Flip, Jonathan, and Jessica Kramer

Chatham, NJ
John Smith
John Smith
Dear Donna and Kate:  Just returned from a Trip to Guatemala with Ila and Julia Taylor, parishioner and RN.  We were talking about Tom there and his heroic struggle.  You have all our prayers.  On my return I was given a email from Julie DuPei sharing about Tom's death.  How happy to believe he lives with the Lord and like Therese the Little Flower said to her sisters before her untimely death:  Perhaps some of my best work lies ahead of me.  I remember the evenings at your house with our young people from St. Michaels and the inspiration Tom was to our social concerns efforts.  As God allows I know Toim will keep going and inspiring us all.         Much Love,  John Smith, St. Michaels
Donald Rothberg
Donald Rothberg
Dear Donna and Kate:

Tom has been so present for me these last few days, as if his being is there to be accessed when my mind and heart want to touch his. His qualities continue to shine, as I know that they do for others as well.

And there is loss, and moments of shock that continue. And learning from being with this process, learning that brings spiritual urgency in the light of loss and love, and appreciation, much appreciation for Tom's heart, mind, and action, that leaves a legacy.

I hope that you are finding rest and holding your own process as best you can with kindness, balance, and care.

Love, Donald