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Richard F. Thomas

March 19, 1944 January 6, 2019
Richard F. Thomas
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Obituary for Richard F. Thomas

Gowanda, NY - Richard F. Thomas ,74, of Gowanda, NY passed away Sunday January 6, 2019 at his home.
He was born March 19, 1944 in Dunkirk, NY the son of the late Eugene and Josephine (Rano) Thomas.
On February 27, 1965 he married the former Irma Schuster who surviies.
Mr. Thomas served in the Army National Guard.
He was employed at National Fuel for over 40 years before his retirement, starting as a meter reader and working his way to Logistics Manager at the Materials Management Division.
Mr. Thomas was a member of St. Joseph's RC Church in Gowanda, American Legion Post #409 and he was an avid golfer and a member of Tri County Country Club.
Besides his loving wife of 53 years he is survived by 2 daughters Michelle Cheatham of Royal Palm Beach, FL and Danielle Costa of Lancaster, NY and 3 grandchildren Zachary, Dante and Aliya and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a sister Donna Victor.
Friends may call on Wednesday January 9, 2018 from 10 am -11:30 am from Mentley Funeral Home Inc.105 East Main Street in Gowanda, NY.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday January 9, 2019 at Noon at St. Joseph's RC Church in Gowanda, NY.
Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery in Gowanda, NY.
Memorials may be made to the Charity of the donor's choice.

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10:00 AM 1/9/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:30 AM 1/9/2019 11:30:00 AM
Mentley Funeral Home - Gowanda

105 E. Main Street
Gowanda, NY  14070

Mentley Funeral Home - Gowanda
105 E. Main Street Gowanda 14070 NY 
United States

mass of christian burial




12:00 PM 1/9/2019 12:00:00 PM
St. Joseph's RC Church

26 Erie Ave.
Gowanda, NY 14070

St. Joseph's RC Church
26 Erie Ave. Gowanda 14070 NY
United States

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Holy Cross Cemetery - Gowanda Final Resting Place

Cemetery Hill Road
Gowanda, NY 14070

Cemetery Hill Road Gowanda 14070 NY
United States

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