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Scott W. Thomas

January 6, 1947 ~ November 20, 2021 (age 74)

Obituary

 

Scott W. Thomas

1947-2021

 

Westfield- Scott William Thomas, 74, of Park River Drive passed away Saturday at Mass General Hospital in Boston. He was born in Springfield, MA on January 6, 1947 to the late Howard and Doris (Devereaux) Thomas. He grew up in West Springfield, graduated from West Springfield High School, and earned his Associate's Degree in Business at Holyoke Community College. Scott worked as an Accountant Executive for Werner Trucking and Crete Trucking for many years.  A U.S. Navy Vietnam War Veteran, recipient of the Bronze Star with Valor and the Purple Heart, Scott was a member of the VFW Post 3272 in Avon, CT. Gregarious, warm, funny and brimming with kindness he was generous by nature. Anyone who knew him or met him loved and respected him. He was an avid reader, enjoyed time spent visiting Ogunquit, Maine and Vermont with Linda, golfing and working in his yard and gardens. He was the beloved husband of 26 yrs. to Linda M. (Goyette) Thomas; loving father of Justin W. Thomas and his partner Terrence Trapp of Windsor, MA and Derrek J. Thomas and his wife Kristin of Hayden, ID and devoted grandfather to their children, Benjamin and Grace; caring brother of Mary Jane Carey and her husband Craig of Palm Bay, FL.  His brother Gary H. Thomas (deceased) and his wife Carol (Goyette) Thomas of Westfield, MA. Four nephews Alan Carey, Sean Carey, CJ Thomas (deceased) and Jonathan Thomas. Calling hours are Monday, November 29 from 4-6 pm at the TOOMEY-O’BRIEN FUNERAL HOME, 1043 Westfield Street, West Springfield. There will be a Funeral Home Service Tuesday, November 30 at 10 am followed by a Committal Service at 11 am at the Massachusetts Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, 1390 Main Street in Agawam. In lieu of flowers donations in Scott’s memory may be made to the Avon VFW Post 3272, PO Box 297, Avon CT 06001 or St. Jude's Children's Hospital. For more information please visit www.toomeyobrien.com.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
November 29, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
TOOMEY
1043 Westfield Street
West Springfield, MA 01089

Funeral Service
Tuesday
November 30, 2021

10:00 AM
TOOMEY
1043 Westfield Street
West Springfield, MA 01089

Please note
Burial Tuesday at 11 am at the Massachusetts Veterans'' Memorial Cemetery in Agawam.
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