Tamihana Turupa Winiata
Tom passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 surrounded by his family. In his 79th year.
Much loved husband of the late Judy. Loving father and father-in-law of Wiremu and Lenora, Solomon and Delphine, Guy and Hiratau, Tia and Kelly, and Sam and Chanelle. Dearly loved Grandfather of Regan, Wiremu, Maniah, Ammon, Thompson, Leilani, Kymani, Hawaiki, Lilly, Georgia, Amaria, Waitaha, Eden, Ainslie and Esme. Step-Grandfather of Jacob. Much loved brother and brother-in-law of the late Ite, Syd, Clark, Herbie and Billy, and survived by Puhirangi, Peter and Georgina, Harete and Daniel, Rangituohu, Bill and Joanne, Sheryl and Jill. Tom is at home on the farm until Tuesday.
A service to celebrate Tom’s life will be held at the chapel of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, followed by refreshments at the Rotorua Bridge Club, Neil Hunt Park; followed by burial at the farm for whanau and close friends.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the Rotorua Community Hospice Trust. https://rotoruahospice.co.nz/donate/