Passed away suddenly on July 15, 2020, aged 18. Deeply loved partner of Ame, dearly loved son of Shane Thomas, and Hazel Young,
loved brother and brother-in-law of Aynslie & Fraser, Jared & Annika, Matthew, Carlos, and Logan,
loved grandson of Mary and the late Mervyn Thomas, and the late Bill & Wendy Young,
loved nephew of Michelle Cummings & David Reeves, Karyn & Craig Fraser, Jan & Ron Heward, Alby Young, and Charlie Young,
cherished ‘best bruv’ of Johnny & Shayla, a loved cousin and friend of many.
Donations to Canterbury West Coast Air Rescue would be appreciated and can be made at the service
or posted to P O Box 20262, Christchurch 8543. Messages to 7 Hebbard Road, Gladstone 7805.

A Funeral Service to celebrate Ben’s life will be held in the William Sampson Memorial Chapel, Tainui St, Greymouth on Friday at 2pm
followed by burial at the Memorial Park Cemetery, Gladstone.