Passed away in Greymouth on April 13, 2019 aged 82. Dearly loved husband for more than 60 years of Mary Susan (Sue), loved father and father-in-law of Dermot & Karyn, Mary & Chris, Celia & Ross, Dorothy & Dean, Martin & Cindy, and Betty, much loved grandad of Sarah & Ivo, Sean & Kimberley, Sophie & Charlie, Jai & Katelyn, Brad & Savannah, James & Sacha, Tahlia, Joanne, Jack, and Rylee, adored ‘GG Tom’ of Zeb, and Cleo. Loved youngest son of Paddy & Mae, loved brother and brother-in-law of Pat (dec) & Mabel, and the late Ted, Bill & Cis, Jimmy & Fey, Regis & Anne, and Ellen & Jack, a loved brother-in-law of Hilary & John, Denis & Linda, and Rosalie & Jeff, a cherished uncle, cousin and a friend of many. The family would like to acknowledge the staff at Grey Base Hospital A & E Department and Morice Ward for their wonderful care and support. In lieu of flowers donations to the Greymouth Cancer Society would be appreciated and can be made at the church or posted to P O Box 81, Greymouth 7840. Messages to 25 Cowper Street, Greymouth 7805.
A Requiem Mass for Tom will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Wednesday at 2pm followed by interment at the Gladstone Memorial Park Cemetery.
Recitation of the Rosary will be in the church on Tuesday at 6.30pm.