Joseph F. Thomas Obituary

Joseph F.   Thomas
Joseph F. Thomas

August 17, 1938 - July 20, 2019
Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Resided in Bridgewater, New Jersey

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Bridgewater

Joseph F. Thomas (“Sonny”)

80, died July 20, 2019 while in residence at The Chelsea at Bridgewater.

Joe, born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania was a veteran of the United States Air Force during the Korean War. Afterward he resided in Rahway NJ, Beachwood NJ and Cranford NJ before moving to a Bedminster NJ in 1993. He was employed as a Post Office Clerk for over 33 years in the Rahway, Vauxhall and Cranford branches, retiring in 1992. Joe was a member of the VFW in Toms River and a volunteer fireman in Sugar Notch, Pennsylvania. In his spare time he enjoyed swimming, walking, watching westerns, and especially spending time with his grandchildren who were the joy of his life. Joe was also an avid NY Mets and NCAA College Athletics fan. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

He is predeceased by his wife Nancy Thomas (Fairman) who passed away in 2011.

Surviving are his daughter Debbie Farber (Thomas) and husband Stuart, son David Thomas and wife Regina Locasto and two grandchildren Deanna Farber and Kayla Burton (Farber) and husband Michael.

Services will be private. Arrangements by Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 N. Gaston Ave, Somerville.

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