Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer David Donald Tome

Northern York County Regional Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, October 21, 2008

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Reflections for Police Officer David Donald Tome

Such a tragedy. This is occurring too often to our brothers and sisters. May you continue to rest in peace my brother. You are not forgotten.

N.Y.P.D. Lt. Ray Flores (Ret.)

October 21, 2016

Hey son, the last couple days I had lots of time to think. So many different thoughts going through my head. The one person I needed to see was you. The tears have been flowing a lot. But tears are good because of all the wonderful memories I have of you. This journey of life has so many ups and downs but the one thing I know for sure we will get to see each other again someday. Love you and miss you with everything I am.
XOXO
Mom

Karen
Mom

September 21, 2016

David, give your Grandma a big hug from me. Having a real hard time dealing with anything right now. All the killing of Police Officers just makes me relive the day that your life was take. My heart aches for each and everyone of these families and all the men and women in Law in enforcement. Just doing their job to keep us safe. The job they loved just like I know you did. Miss you and Grandma and Grandpa so so much right now. Like your sister said I'm at a lost right now too. But I know someday I will see u all again. Until that day keep the sings coming.
XOXO

Karen
Mom

July 20, 2016

I know Grandma is now with you and Grandpa. I'm glad for that because she missed you both so much. But right now I miss her. I won't get to go visit her anymore. That makes me really sad. Give them hugs from me.

Jamie
sister

July 16, 2016

Happy Birthday David! Hard to believe you would be 39 today!! It's even harder since you were taken from us at 31. All that time and it still feels like the other day. We miss you, love you, and will never forget. Ironic that April is distracted driving month. Happy Birthday in heaven, give grandpa a big hug and kiss from me and don't let him each too much cake and ice cream :)

Jen
Cousin

April 10, 2016

Happy Birthday David. You will be 31 forever. Was a good day to spend the day at the National law-enforcement Memorial in DC
Hope the squirrels enjoy the Twinkies. Love you and miss you, until we meet again.
XOXO

Mom
Mom

April 10, 2016

Happy Birthday!

Miss you, Jamie Bell
Sister

April 10, 2016

David,
We think about you everyday, but especially today.
39 years ago, we started waiting for your arrival on Friday, April 8 and we rejoiced when you arrived on Easter Sunday, April 10.
We did not realize that we would have so little time to spend with you.
Love you and miss you.

Diane
aunt

April 10, 2016

Dear David, We want to wish you a happy birthday in Heaven. We know you are well taken care of, but we miss you everyday. We want to send you hugs and kisses, and we never stopped loving you. Happy birthday our dear sweet son-in-law.

Deb Leib
mother-in-law

April 9, 2016

David,
Remembering the Super Bowl parties we had to celebrate E birthday.
Wish you were here to watch the game with us. I could eat some of your crab soup.
Never forgotten until we meet again son.
XOXO

Mom
Mom

February 7, 2016

Wish you were here to celebrate this special day with your Family.
Think of you everyday and especially on a day like today.

Diane
aunt

February 3, 2016

You should see the snow now. I remember us building igloos and tunnels and shedding at Grandma and Grandpa's and at Diane's.

Jamie
sister

January 26, 2016

2016 Happy New Year in Heaven David.
Wish you were here.
XOXO

Mom
Mom

January 1, 2016

David,
Merry Christmas.
Another year without you. It'll never be the same. Still miss you everyday.

Jamie
sister

December 26, 2015

My baby boy I love you and miss you today and everyday. Christmas 2015 another year with out you. But I have the best memories a Mom could have of my son. The one Christmas I remember the most is the one at Grandma and you had that bird balancing on your nose. Love that picture❤️ Your baby sister gave me the best Christmas gift, it was a picture of you in a Penn State key ring and a stuff Duck. Memories of you and her and Grandpa with the 5 gallon bucket fishing.
Merry Christmas in Heaven, forever in my heart.
XOXO
Mom

Karen
Mother

December 25, 2015

How I wish you were here. But I know you are watching over us. Yesterday
Was the first time a saw a pheasant in year. He was right In the middle of the road. It's been seven years and still nothing is normal anymore. But we are one closer to seeing. The children are growing up. I see you in both of them. That gives me peace. Hugging them is like hugging part of you. Hope to see you in a dream soon. Keep the signs coming it's the little things that keeps me going.

Mom
Mom

October 22, 2015

Seven years. Our world changed drastically on that day. We had to keep going but it wasn't easy. It's still isn't easy and there is still a lot of pain. I think about you everyday. Miss you

Jamie
Sister

October 22, 2015

David,

We know you have not left us spiritually, by the signs you continue to send because you know we need that from you and we are so very thankful for them, you, and what you gave to us. We just wish you were still here with us physically as well as we all miss you so much and think about you daily. We will NEVER forget b/c YOUR life matters.

Ironically this is back to the future day and each of us would do anything to go back in time to prevent this horrific day from happening, but we know we can't so we just count this as one more day closer to seeing with you again.

((hugs))

October 21, 2015

Here we are David - 7 years since you were taken from your family and loved ones. We-ALL- still remember exactly where we were and what we were doing when we received the unthinkable news.
We think about you every day-some days like today are harder than others.
We have wonderful memories of you that may bring a smile to our face but inside our hearts are broken and we cry silent tears.
The balloons at the USA flag today were meant to honor you and let you know we still remember---but I know that you know that from what happened with the first flag at the flag pole---please let those signs continue---they keep us going until we meet again.

Diane
aunt

October 21, 2015

After reading the reflection you Mom wrote about her baby boy and getting a hug it reminded me of a homily I heard some months ago that a Priest said and I would like to share it.
This is for you Mrs. Tome. When David was in your womb he felt safe, content and was very happy and at the very second he was born his world was turned upside down. He felt nervous and was afraid of the unknown because everything was different. Then he felt the warmth of his Mothers arms around him as she held him. The Love and comfort was back because he was not afraid anymore. He was back in his comfort zone and was safe. Just as you took your last breath you might of felt the fear as you did when you were born. Now your spiritual parents were there. Mary and Jesus were there to welcome you with open arms and you felt that same Love and comfort as you did with your Mom when you were born.
Your life here on earth was very short but your life in Heaven with Jesus and Mary goes on for eternity.

Jim O'Brien
Nephew of Joe O'Brien EOW 12/24/1968

October 21, 2015

May you rest in peace Officer Tome. Very sad to see that you left this earth at such a young age and even worse to see that the person responsible received such a light sentence for it.
I will never understand how the system can be so light when handing out the proper punishment. My Uncle was also killed in the line of duty and even though I was only 10 years old I remember it like it was last night. That women only received one year. Maybe if it was a son or daughter of a lawyer or judge it would be different.
My prayers go out to you David and your family.

Jim O'Brien
Nephew of Officer Joe O'Brien EOW 12/24/1968

October 21, 2015

Reading your mothers posts broke my heart. All these years later; I'll pray for you all

Anonymous

October 21, 2015

You will always be my baby boy.
I will never let you be forgotten.
Each day I am one day closer to seeing you again.
Your smile and to get that big ((hug))
I love you and Miss you each and everyday.
Thanks for all the signs. I know you are watching over all of us.
So many people keep sharing memories. I love to hear them all and share my beautiful memories of you my Son.
XOXO

Mom
Mom

September 22, 2015

I think of you everyday and especially on days like today.
Sept. 15, 2001 was one of the happiest days of your life.
I can still see that great smile of yours and will cherish that forever...... along with so many other cherished memories.
Love you and miss you.

Diane
aunt

September 15, 2015

Happy 4th of July! As kids, we were usually in the mountains on vacation during this time of year. We always had fun at the carnival and watching the fireworks. Miss you,

Jamie
sister

July 4, 2015

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