19.7.30 – 9.4.21

Dearly loved husband and best friend of Pat for almost 61 years. Dearly loved and loving father of Nivonne, Peter (deceased), Terence (deceased), Katrina and Gerard. Treasured Poppa of Kylie, Matthew, Cameron (deceased), Jessica, Cohen, Jamie and Levi and proud Grand Poppa of Flynn (deceased), Taurima, Ayda, Reihana, Reed and Izayah. Our heartfelt thanks to Dr Greg Dunn and Dr Steve Thrupp for their compassionate care of Des over many years. In lieu of floral tributes, donations would be welcome to St John Ambulance. Requiem Mass will be held for Des on Thursday 15 April at 1.00pm at Church of Holy Angels, Hohaia St, Matamata followed by burial at Matamata Cemetery. Messages to the Sowry Family C/- of Broadway Funeral Home, Short St, Matamata 3400.