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Thomas (Tom) Joseph SHARPLES


On August 9, 2021, passed away peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, with loving family at his side, aged 89 years. Loving husband and soulmate of the late Billie, loving father and father-in-law and a respected legend to his four daughters, Toni, Lesley and Paul, Jacqui and Andrew, and Kerry. An inspiring, adventurous, and amazing story teller grandad Tom of James, Livvie, G, Tom, Henry, David, Richard, Harry, Tommy, and Jaeger, a fun loving Great-grandad Tom of Paahi, Thea, Emerson, Kazan, Faith, and Cooper. Special thanks to Tom’s daughter Kerry for her loving care of her father. Messages maybe addressed to The Family of the late Tom Sharples, c-/ PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A private family service has been held.