William H. Thomas


12/5/1916 - 5/21/2019  OBITUARY 

William H. Thomas, 102 of New Hyde Park, NY passed peacefully on the morning of May 21, 2019. A loving husband, father, uncle, grandfather and great-grandfather, he has left an indelible footprint on the lives of so many. He will long be remembered for his wit, his smile, his laughter, his enthusiasm, his strength and boundless energy, his always positive outlook, and his stories. Oh, so many stories. He served in World War II and spent much of his life working for Grumman in security where he ultimately retired. He had one daughter, Jean who passed away in November of 2009. He leaves behind three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, one niece and one nephew, not to mention the infinite number of friends and family. Married thrice, William has had the dubious honor of bringing three separate families in his lifetime together as one. He was a long-time resident of New Hyde Park and a member of the First Presbyterian Church.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to:  The First Presbyterian Church of New Hyde Park  16 South 9th Street  New Hyde Park, NY 11040  (516) 354-5013  VISITATION  Thursday, May 23  2:00 - 4:00 PM & 7:00 - 9:00 PM  New Hyde Park Funeral Home  506 Lakeville Road, New Hyde Park, NY  SERVICE  Friday, May 24  10:30 AM  New Hyde Park Funeral Home 506 Lakeville Road, New Hyde Park, NY  Religious service Thursday 8:30 PM at the funeral home. INTERMENT  Calverton National Cemetery 210 Princeton Boulevard, Calverton, NY 


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