Passed away Monday 13 June 2022, surrounded with love after a courageous battle. Soul mate of Julie his wife. Much loved father of Kristen Donovan-Black and Haley Sorgel, father-in-law to Brett Black. Big Bro to sister Sandra Flynn and Brian, brother-in-law to Linda and Steve Brown. Grandfather to Maddie, Louis, Stella and Ava, Pal to “Moss”. At Tony’s request in lieu of flowers please send donations to Waipuna Hospice, 43 Te Puna Station Rd Tauranga. A memorial service will be held to celebrate Tony’s beautiful life at the Tauranga Sport Fishing Club, Keith Allen Drive, Sulphur Point, Tauranga, on Friday 17 June at 11am. Communication to the Washer Family C/- PO Box 650 Tauranga 3144. Behind the rainbow, Beyond the pain Tony you slipped this earth, as you lived with pride, dignity and Grace.