Edward C. Thomas
Edward C. Thomas
  • August 7, 1934 - April 19, 2017
  • Somerset, Massachusetts

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Edward C. Thomas, age 82 of Somerset, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Joan D. (Jalbert) Thomas.

Born in Fall River, a son of the late Joseph and Mary (Pimentel) Thomas, he was a lifelong area resident. Edward attended school in Fall River, was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp, attaining the rank of Corporal and served during the Korean Conflict. He loved his family, was an avid sports fan and a proud member of the Laborers Union, local 610. "Mr Thomas loved holidays with family, never forgetting an anniversary or birthday. His Halloween and Christmas displays were famous and people would drive for miles to view them. It gave him great joy to make people happy in this small way. His family will carry on his tradition in tribute to his spirit.

He is survived by two daughters, Nancy J. Thomas of Somerset and Sandra A. Jacyssin and her husband David Tinkham of FL; one sister, Rita Thomas Nascimento of Fall River; four grandchildren, Jason Thomas and his wife Tara Santos, Timothy Alexander, Holly Blade and Sarah Broadbent; eight great grandchildren, Jace Thomas, Aryana Alexander, Lily Grace Thomas, Timothy Jacob Alexander, Jr, Dakota Olko and Nova Broadbent. He was the brother of the late, Daniel, George and Raymond Thomas; and the late Jinoveva Moniz Thomas.

Arrangements are in the care of Waring-Sullivan Home at Cherry Place, 178 Winter Street, Fall River, MA 02720. Burial private. For tributes and online registration: www.waring-sullivan.com