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Gerrit Thomas Jr Obituary

Gerrit J.  Thomas Jr
Gerrit J. Thomas Jr

December 10, 1930 - June 30, 2019
Born in Malden
Resided in Saugus, MA
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SAUGUS, formerly of Malden - Mr. Gerrit J. Thomas, Jr. age 88, died on Sunday, June 30th at the Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington. He was the husband of the late Carmela “Millie” (DiStaso) Thomas.

Born in Malden, he was the son of the late Gerrit & Gertrude (Dvriz) Thomas. Gerrit served in the 182 Infantry, Massachusetts National Guard. He worked as a casket manufacturer for the former Malden Casket. He was also a member of the Shriner’s Aleppo Temple, Council on Aging & Converse Lodge of Wakefield. His hobby was ballroom dancing & would often volunteer his time for many causes.

Gerrit leaves two daughters, Elizabeth A. Thomas of Saugus, Marie Sheehan of Danvers; one son, William J. Thomas of Raymond, NH; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He also thoroughly enjoyed his 2 cats, Sunny Day Thomas and Shaggy D.A.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the American Heart Assoc. at or to American Kidney Foundation at

Relatives & friends are invited to attend a funeral service in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., SAUGUS on Friday at 11 a.m. Visitation prior to service, 10-11 a.m.




Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home
549 Lincoln Ave.
Saugus, MA 01906
Friday, July 5, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home
549 Lincoln Ave.
Saugus, MA US 01906
Friday, July 5, 2019
11:00 AM

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