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John P. Thomas

Obituary for John P. Thomas

July 10, 1951 - March 19, 2017
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania | Age 65

Obituary

John P. Thomas of Blue Bell, passed away peacefully at his residence on Sunday March 19, 2017. He was 65 years old. Born July 10, 1951 in Darby, he was the son of the late John P. and Ellen A. (nee Sullivan) Thomas and the beloved husband of Alice J. (nee Henick) Thomas.

In addition to his wife, Alice, John is survived by his two sons; John M. and his wife Ashley, and Kevin P. and his wife Pascale, five grandchildren; Etienne, Natalie, Zachary, Kathryn and Nathan, his sister Sr. Mary Ellen Thomas and his brother-in-law Philip Collins and last but not least, his beloved cat Sami. He was preceded in death by his sister Kathryn F. Collins.

John was a graduate of Roman Catholic High School and St. Joseph's University.  He enjoyed coaching in Roxborough and Whitpain youth sports, and as a former long-time Unisys Corporation employee, he was president of the Unisys Top Flight Golf League for many years.  He cherished his grandchildren and was a dedicated volunteer at St. Joseph's Villa. John will be deeply missed by many.

Relatives and friends are invited to John's Life Celebration on Saturday April 8, from 11-11:55 AM at St. Helena's Church 1489 Dekalb Pike Blue Bell, PA. His Memorial Mass will begin at 12 NOON at the church. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

Family services are by Boyd-Horrox-Givnish of East Norriton, 610-277-7000.

In lieu of flowers, donations in John's name can be made to St. Joseph's Villa 110 W. Wissahickon Ave. Flourtown, PA 19031

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  • St. Joseph's Villa
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    Flourtown, PA 19031

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Boyd-Horrox-Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

200 West Germantown Pike
Norristown, PA 19401
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