On August 11, 2012 Roy Gerald Thomas reunited with his wife Adele Kearns Thomas.  He missed her for the 22 months they were apart. His faithful cat Barney died two months ago. Roy died peacefully in the St. Joseph Hospice.  He was the son of the late Fern and Dave Thomas of Point Edward. Roy is survived by his children: Lynn (Regan); Mark (Madeleine); Barry (Hiromi) and Pam (Mike).  He also has four grandchildren: Courtney Heffernan, NicolleThomas, Rachelle Thomas and Jacqueline Thomas.  He is also survived by his siblings: Carmen, Goldie and Phillip Thomas and Shirley Peters, June Malotte, Diane Burdette, Sharon McAlpine, Gail Jay, Marlene Camidge and the late Don Thomas and special sister in law Nancy Thomas. Roy enjoyed life and cherished his family.  He took great delight in his grandchildren.  He loved a party and a good story.  Over the last two years he has been gently cared for by the CCHC and the home care of the VON.  Like Adele before him, Roy was treated with great dignity and kindness by the staff and volunteers of St. Joseph’s Hospice lead by Dr. Maddison. The family will be forever grateful for the wonderful support they received for both parents. Cremation has taken place.  Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME 1576 London Line, Sarnia with prayers being offered at 8:00 p.m.  A memorial mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, August 16, 2012, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1465 Lecaron, Sarnia, at 11:00 a.m. Those wishing to make a donation in Roy’s name should consider the VON or the St. Joseph’s Hospice (cheques only at the funeral home please).  Memories and condolences may be sent online at http://smithfuneralhome.ca/

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