Tomas William 'Tom' SORENSEN

5th March 1975 - 6th May 2022
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31 King Road
12 May 2022, 1:00PM

SORENSEN, Tomas William.

Suddenly taken from us on 6 May 2022, aged 47. Adored, one and only, love and soulmate of Amy. Loved Dad and best friend of Olivia, Sam and Jack. Loved only son of Jojo and Gra Sorensen. Adored brother and brother-in-law of Jane and Chris, Emma and Dion, Martha and Guy, Jenny and Frank, Mick and Carla, Kate and Steve. Cherished son-in-law of Helen and Terry O’Meara. Much loved Uncle to Tilly, Hugo, Jasper and Gussy, Mickey, Abby and Quinn, Riley, Cole and Hugo, Beauden and Omea. A gathering to honour Tom’s life will be held at his home 31 King Road, Waianiwa, Thursday 12 May at 1pm (very casual), followed by private cremation. In lieu of flowers donations to Mates in construction ( or Mental Health Foundation ( would be appreciated. Messages to 31 King Road, Waianiwa, RD4, Invercargill, 9874 or to his tribute page at


Our hearts are breaking for you all after hearing this incredibly sad news. Rest In Love Tom, you were a bloody good guy, who will be so terribly missed xx
Damian and Hollie Rabbitte, Kauana
To Amy & family, please accept our deepest sympathies, we only knew Tom for a short time. He was both professional and conscientious towards his building work and always caring toward his clients. We are sad for you all.
Pauline & Geoff Heathcote, Invercargill
To Amy & Family & O’Meara family
Thinking of you all at this very sad time
Sending our love and prayers
Love from Lynda and Wayne xxx
Lynda Wayne Pierce , Arrowtown
Dear Amy and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you all as you remember your beloved Tom. May you draw comfort from the many happy memories you have of him. All our love, Bob and Shirley Cranstoun Waianiwa
Bob and Shirley Cranstoun, Waianiwa
To Amy, Oliva, Sam and Jack,
I am so incredibly sorry to hear about your loss. All my thoughts and deepest sympathies are with you at this time.
From Natasha Clarke
Natasha Clarke, Drummond
My heart breaks for your devastating loss. Tom was the kindest, gentlest, most generous guy showing us huge sympathy during the loss of our precious son. Sending much love to you all
Catherine Hanson-Friend , Invercargill
Our deepest sympathies to you all on such a sad and unexpected loss.
Faye and Lex Dudfield, Riverton
Terribly sad to hear of the passing of Tom. Such a good man. Many many special memories from years ago of Rep cricket trips, on field battles and of the Cairnbrae Wines indoor cricket team.
A fun guy to be around.
Will always remember you mate.
Gonzo. Xo
Matt Dodds, Bunbury (WA)
Dearest Amy, family and O'Meara family, so sorry for you loss of your beloved Tom..
Sending you ❤️ love and hugs.
You have a amazing strong family Amy lean on them, they will wrap their arms around you, and your babies. Xx
Brenda Scully, Invercargill
Sending my deepest and heartfelt sympathies to all family and friends for the loss of your beloved Tom. May all the beautiful family memories stay with you and provide never ending comfort. Whilst it was a very long time ago, my memories are of a very kind and gentle soul whom loved his friends and family deeply. I am grateful our paths crossed, albeit briefly. Rest In Peace Tom.
Carmel, Christchurch
So sorry to hear of Tom's passing spent some time serving him at Placemaker's before i retired RIP.
Ken Mackenzie, Now in Aussie.
To Amy and family, also Helen and Terry and family, my sincere sympathy at your loss of Tom, words are difficult to express the shock you are facing, but rest assured you are all deeply entrenched in our minds at this sad time, hold onto all memories, that is what will get you through.
Keep faith.
Evan and Helen Paterson
Evan Paterson, Arrowtown
Tom, mate, this is hard to take. A great guy gone way too soon. Hope you're at peace my friend. Thoughts to all your family and many friends.
David Hickman, Christchurch
To Amy, family and extended families.
Sending our heartfelt condolences at this very sad time.
Thinking of you all.
Corey and Mel Symon , Invercargill
To Amy and kid's
I hope you feel surrounded by much love.
Sorry to hear about the news of tom 😔 💐
Conan, Winton
Dear Amy, my deepest sympathy on the passing of your beloved husband and father to Olivia, Sam and Jack. You are very much in my thoughts and prayers. I know you have a wonderful family and many, many friends who will be giving you love and support. Just know there are many people thinking of you and your family. God bless you.
Brigid More, Invercargill