OBITUARY

Gary L. Thomas

March 20, 1948April 29, 2021

Gary L. Thomas, 73, of Groton CT, raised in South Kingstown RI passed away on April 29, 2021. He was the husband of Mary Ann Warner Thomas. He was born in Portland OR. He was the son of the late John Thomas and Marion Matteson Thomas. He was the brother of his surviving sisters Sherri L. Thomas of South Kingstown RI, and Beth VanPelt of Pottstown PA. He was a retired machinist and served many years on the South Kingstown police department. He was a former exalted ruler of the Elks Lodge in Grapevine TX where he resided for 15 years. He was an avid golfer and a sports enthusiasts. He coached little league and football when his kids were young. He loved his grandkids very much and was most proud to be called grandpa. He is survived by his children Craig S. Thomas of Kent WA, Terrence N. Thomas of Ashaway RI, Michael D. Thomas of Westerly RI, and his step son Craig D. Davison of Cleburne TX. He is pre-deceased by his son Jack F. Thomas of Sedalia MO. He is also survived by his 9 grandchildren, and his favorite furry companion Rusty. Visitation will be held on Friday, May 7, 2021 from 11:30 AM until 12:30 PM at the Joy Assembly of God in Bradford, RI. A Memorial Service will immediately follow in the church at 12:30 PM.

Services

  • Visiting Hour

    Friday, May 7, 2021

  • Memorial Service

    Friday, May 7, 2021

Memories

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Lynda Dean

May 3, 2021

Dear Ann,

We are sorry to hear of your loss.
Our thoughts are with you in love and care, Allie and Lynda

Judy McLaughlin

May 3, 2021

Dear Ann,
I'm so sorry for your loss. Thoughts go your way as you mourn, and may you know comfort. Hope we may see you sometime.
Love, Judy

George & Carol Aliprandi

May 2, 2021

Dear Ann,
So sorry for your loss. Remembering some good times together way back when you were in CT.
Sending love and hugs.
George and Carol

Beth Van Pelt

May 2, 2021

Craig and Terrence-
You both were a joy to your father and a huge comfort to him over these past few months. May memories of your dad and the love of family surround you and give you strength in the days ahead. Heartfelt condolences to both of you and your families. He loved you all so very much.
Love, Aunt Beth, David and Sam

Betsy Hale

May 2, 2021

So very sorry to learn of Gary's passing. Please know that we are holding you in our thoughts and hearts through this tough time and hoping that you will always treasure memories of the good years you two had together❤️

Love,
Betsy and Rich

Marji Hare

May 2, 2021

Dear Ann,
My sincere sympathy for your loss. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Love, Marji

Jane Bergeron

May 1, 2021

Dear Ann, so sorry for your loss. Sending lots of love and hugs your way. With deepest sympathy, Jane

Gerry and Margaret Gunderson

May 1, 2021

Dear Ann, It's been so long since we have seen you but it seems like yesterday. We always enjoyed visiting with you and look forward to seeing you again soon. Please know that we are thinking of you with sympathy and love.
Gerry and Margaret

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY