David Thomas
Born: 11/15/1937
Died: 01/26/0201
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David Thomas

David Thomas, age 78, was born in Brooklyn, New York.  He passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2016, at the Jersey City Medical Center.

In 1949, David's family moved to Jersey City where he attended Dickinson High School.  At the age of 17, he enlisted in the Navy, serving his country for five years as an Airplane Machinist Mate.  Subsequently, he moved and worked in Florida, Georgia and California.  After spending several years traveling the country, he returned to Jersey City. 

David was an avid Reader.  His nieces and nephews loved him like a second father.  From the time they were born, he would babysit, cook and teach them his favorite stories through songs.

David was the sixth of seven children.  He is predeceased by his parents Samuel and Edna Thomas, four brothers, Edward, Sylvester, John and Moses Thomas.

Left to cherish his memory are his sister Mercedes Williams, brother Samuel Thomas and a host of nieces,  great nieces, nephews, great nephews as well as friends and family.

Viewing will be held at McLaughlin Funeral Home, 625 Pavonia Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, 7306, on Thursday, February 4, 2016, from 4 through 8 PM, with program of service from 6 to 7 PM.  


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