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 Ferris F. “Bud” Thomas

Ferris F. “Bud” Thomas

Birth
Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Death 28 Nov 2012 (aged 85)
Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 101529117 · View Source
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WOODBURY — Ferris F. "Bud" Thomas, of Woodbury, died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at Waterbury Hospital due to complications from a fall earlier this month. He passed peacefully with his wife, Joyce, and son, Scott, by his side. He was the husband of Joyce (MacDonald) Thomas.

Bud was born Dec. 29, 1926, in Waterbury, son of the late Ferris B. and Mary (Allen) Thomas. Bud was a lifelong carpenter who worked for various companies including the F.B. Matson Company and W.J. McGin, and was a member of the CT Carpenters Union, Local 24. He was a veteran of the Army, serving as a Technician Fifth Grade on Luzon Island in the Philippines.

A lifelong resident of Woodbury, he was a member of the Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department, American Legion Post No. 155 and a member of the North Congregational Church. Bud enjoyed bird watching, playing practical jokes on his friends and puttering around the house and yard.

Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, Robert H. Thomas of Stuart, Fla., and Ferris Scott Thomas and his wife, Tricia, of Newnan, Ga.; two daughters, Sandra Thomas Johnson and her husband, Carl, of Seguin, Texas, and Susan Thomas-Rapillo of Woodbury; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two cousins.

The family would like to thank the staff at the VITAS Unit at Waterbury Hospital for all the great care given to Bud.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 3, at the Woodbury Funeral Home of Munson-Lovetere, 2 School St. Burial will be in New North Cemetery, Woodbury. Calling hours to be held Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Woodbury Volunteer Fire Dept., P.O. Box 561, Woodbury, or to the Woodbury Ambulance Association, P.O. Box 581, Woodbury, 06798.


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  • Created by: Michael Ryley Bradbury
  • Added: 30 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101529117
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ferris F. “Bud” Thomas (29 Dec 1926–28 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101529117, citing New North Cemetery, Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Michael Ryley Bradbury (contributor 46850737) .