Funeral services for Rose “Bernie” Thomas, age 86 of Ogdensburg will be held on Tuesday (October 22, 2013) at 4:00 pm at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home, with Deacon Francis Bateman officiating.
Her place of rest will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Ogdensburg.
Surviving are three sons, Michael Thomas and his wife Christine, David Thomas and his wife Diane and Curtis Thomas, all of Ogdensburg; five grandchildren, Linda Thomas-Pellerin, Amy Jamison, Curt Thomas Jr., all of Ogdensburg, Toni Thomas of Rochester, Samantha Thomas-McGuire of IL; nine great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews & cousins.
She was predeceased by three sisters, Mae Bean, Doris Dominie and Katherine Ritter, along with two brothers, Harold and Lawrence Rheaume.
Bernie was born on April 29, 1927 in Ogdensburg NY, a daughter of the late Frank & Florida (LaRose) Rheaume. She attended Ogdensburg Free Academy for her education and married Louis F. Thomas on December 10, 1949 at St. Mary’s Cathedral with Rev. Michael Reilly officiating. The couple’s marriage later ended in divorce.
During her career she was employed as a waitress at Ace & Ann’s for several years, and then became employed at the St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center where she worked in the food service and laundry departments until her retirement in 1989.
She was a former volunteer at the Knights of Columbus and member of the Republican Party. She enjoyed socializing, playing quick draw, cooking, crossword puzzles and traveling.
Memorial contributions can be made to the St. Joseph’s Foundation.
Condolences can also be shared online at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.
Monday, August 31, 2015, Watertown, NY
Funeral Homes Listings
Bossuot-Lundy Funeral Home, Carthage
Calarco, D.L. Funeral Home, Watertown
Costello Funeral Service, Alexandria Bay
Cummings Funeral Service
Frederick Bros Funeral Home, Theresa
Hart & Bruce Funeral Home, Watertown
Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter
Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown
Cleveland Funeral Home, Watertown
Cleveland Funeral Home,,Cape Vincent
Becker-Cleveland Funeral Home, Chaumont
Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage
T.R. Jetty Funeral Home, Clayton
Piddock Funeral Home, Adams
Adirondack Funeral Home, Croghan
Iseneker Funeral Home, Lowville
Scanlon Funeral Home, Croghan
Scanlon Funeral Home, Harrisville
Sundquist Funeral Home, Lowville
St. Lawrence County
IslandView Funeral Services, Morristown
Hammill Funeral Home, Winthrop
Buck Funeral Home, Norwood
Fox-McLellan Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
French Funeral Home, Gouverneur
Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur
Allen-Nichols Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton
O'Leary Funeral Home, Canton
Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, De Kalb Junction
French Funeral Home Inc., Gouverneur
French Funeral Home Inc., Edwards
French Funeral Home Inc., Star Lake