at Terrace View Retirement Village, Ashburton. Aged 87 years. Dearly loved Husband of the late Edna. Much loved father of Diane and Mark. “This soldier has fought his last battle”. Messages to the Stapleton family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A celebration of Tom’s life will be held at the Ashburton Club & MSA, Havelock Street, Ashburton on Thursday December 10th commencing at 1.30pm. Followed by interment at the Ashburton New Lawn Cemetery.