Frederic G. Thomas
Frederic G. Thomas, 62, of Owego passed away on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at Wilson Hospital after a long battle with kidney disease. He is survived by his wife, Linda Thomas; his six children, Lori Widrig, Mike Thomas, Ruth Thomas, Darren and Colleen Martin, Danielle and Earl Hendrickson, Sarah and Rocky Smith; his grandchildren, Cindy Lynn, Kevin, Beth, Deanna, Megan, Joshua, Geophrey, Payton, Kim, Jesse; his brother and sister-in-law, Carl Frank "Chip", and Diana Thomas; his sisters and brother-in-law, Margaret and Robert Brooks, Ruth Ables; sister-in-law, Vicky Thomas; many nieces and nephews; many cousins including especially, Gloria and Ron Whittemore, Bob and Mertie Sturdevant; and many good friends. He was predeceased by his father, Frank Thomas; his mother, Jewel Hubbard Plass; and his brothers, James and Doug Thomas. Fred was born in Johnson City, NY on July 11, 1950. He enjoyed singing as a member of the Nichols United Methodist Church choir and also the Owego Choral Society. Fred volunteered his time for the Owego Strawberry Festival and was an avid supporter of the Red Cross blood drives, being the recipient of three gallon pins. He was especially dedicated to his family.
A Funeral Service will be held at Richards Funeral Home, Rte. 17c West, Owego, NY 13827 on Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Donna Martin officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Candor, NY. Family and friends are invited to visit at Richards Funeral Home on Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial contribution in memory of Fred to the Kidney Foundation or the Red Cross. Please share your memories at www.RichardsFH.com.