Mark Earle Thomas
Born In: Glace Bay
Passed in: Glace Bay
Passed on: March 29th, 2016
It is with heavy hearts that we, the family, announce the passing of our dear father, brother, grandfather and great-grandfather, uncle and friend, Mark Thomas at the Glace Bay Hospital, Glace Bay on Tuesday, March 29, 2016.
Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late James and Marie (Boone) Thomas.
He was employed with the DEVCO Railroad Company until his retirement.
Mark enjoyed darts and out socializing with a crowd. He and Leona loved dancing, they would light up the dance floor.
Mark enjoyed watching Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy each night.
He is survived by his daughters, Linda (Cecil) Hodder, Catalone, Jennifer Thomas (Cory), Reserve Mines; grandchildren, Brad (Wanda) Blunden, Mira, Celia, Colleen (Durrell MacLeod) and Patrick Hodder, Halifax; great-grandchildren, Nicholas and Easton Blunden, Mira, Darius and Damien MacLeod, Halifax; brother, Aubrey Thomas, Alberta; brother-in-law, Blaise (Anne) Cooke, Chickopee. Mass., several nieces and a special nephew, Allan (Sharon) Cooke.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his loving wife, Leona (Cooke) Thomas; sisters, Gloria Burta, Rosie MacKenzie and Elizabeth MacNeil; brothers, Pete, Jimmy, Sandy, Bill and Terry; sister-in-law, Catherine; brothers-in-law, Eric and Bill.
Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held Thursday, March 31, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the SW Chant & Son Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney with a memorial service at 11 a.m. Friday, April 1, 2016 in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Sheldon Chant officiating.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of …