On April 23, 2023, aged 87 years, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family. Cherished husband of Ann for 60 years, dearly loved father and father-in-law of Suzanne and Peter, Lloyd and Jody, and Julie and Karl. Much loved and respected grandad of Phillip and Andrew; Matthew; Adam and Selena. Most loved brother and brother-in-law of Reg and June, and Bev and Graeme and loved uncle of his nieces and nephews. Sincere thanks to Dr Tim Story and the wonderful staff of Summerset on Cavendish for their compassionate care of Bill. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Bill Thomas, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to St John Ambulance in memory of Bill would be appreciated and may be made online at www.stjohn.org.nz. A celebration of Bill’s life will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Saturday, April 29, at 2.00pm, private cremation thereafter.
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