Death Notice
  • "Dear Jane & Family So sorry to hear of Tom's passing. He..."
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    - Scott Anderson
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    - Scott Anderson
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    - Daphne Cockburn
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    - Betty Manning

Thomas Desmond:
On 9 November 2017, peacefully in the loving care of Anthony Wilding Retirement Village, aged 83 years. Very dearly loved husband of Jane. Loved father and father-in-law of Bridget and Jock Mackintosh, Tom and Christine Coughlan, John (deceased) and Geraldine Coughlan, and Johanna (Jo) and Conor English. A much loved Pop of Kate, Jessica, and Tom Mackintosh; Fred, Olivia, Anna, and William Coughlan; Sean, Nick, Joe, Molly, and Lucy Coughlan; Hannah, Libby, Conor, Leo, Johnny, and Julia English. Messages to the Coughlan family, c/o John Rhind Funeral Directors, 19 London Street, Christchurch, 8013. Special thanks to all who cared lovingly for Tom. A Requiem Mass for Tom will be celebrated at the Sacred Heart Basilica, 7 Cragie Avenue, Timaru, on Monday, 13 November, at 11.00am followed by burial at the Timaru Cemetery, Domain Avenue, Timaru.

Published in Southland Times on Nov. 11, 2017