Peacefully with family at his side, aged 94 years. Father of Timothy, and Paula Swann, a much loved son of the late Worthy and Hazel. Loved uncle of his many nieces and nephews. A special thanks to the staff of St Helenas for their long term commitment to Uncle Tom. A Requiem Mass for Thomas will be celebrated in St Mary’s Pro Cathedral, 373 Manchester Street, Christchurch Central, on Tuesday, May 25, at 1.30pm, followed by burial at Ruru Lawn Cemetery.