Kenneth Norman Thomas

Male 1926 - 2007  (80 years)


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  • Name Kenneth Norman Thomas  [1, 2
    Born 3 Mar 1926  Russell, St Lawrence, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Jan 2007  Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 80 years 
    Person ID I18488  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors Harold Roosevelt Thomas,   b. 31 Dec 1899, Russell Tp, St. Lawrence Co., New York, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1966, Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Other Partners: Frances Grace Towsley;   Hilda Larose  m. 24 Oct 1931  
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Katherine Mae Walker,   b. 1905, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F11093  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family ID F11095  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Gladys Towsley 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Nancy Sue Thomas
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F6450  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - January 8, 2007 Watertown Daily Times - The funeral for Kenneth N. Thomas, 80, County Route 62, Watertown, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter, with the Rev. Helen J. Hadley, pastor of Dexter United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Sulphur Springs Cemetery. Mr. Thomas died Saturday afternoon at Samaritan Keep Home. Calling hours will be from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Mr. Thomas was a self-employed truck driver and also was a welder for Hall Ski-Lift Inc., SMI Industries USA and Snowblast-Sicard, retiring in 1990. Born March 3, 1926, in Russell, son of Harold and Katherine Walker Thomas, he attended school at Camps Mills and Sackets Harbor. He entered the Navy in February 1944, serving aboard the USS Yosemite and USS Samaritan in the Asiatic-Pacific theater and the Philippines. He was discharged in 1946 as a seaman first class. He married Gladys I. Towsley on Feb. 28, 1947, in Watertown. The couple lived in their home on County Route 62 all of their married lives. Mr. Thomas was a member of Harold W. Townsend American Legion Post 1757, Sackets Harbor, and Barben-Jones Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1400. Surviving besides wife are three daughters and their husbands, Terry L. and Theodore Gonseth and Nancy S. and Frank Tubolino, all of Sackets Harbor, and Vicky L. Stokes, Watertown; two sons, David B., Cape Vincent, and Harold F. "Hal," Casselberry, Fla.; a granddaughter, Stacy M. Thomas, Watertown, whom she and her husband raised; a brother, Hazen, Great Bend; nine other grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A brother, Fay, and a sister, Hilda Snyder, died before him. Donations may be made to Sackets Harbor Fire Department 2.

  • Sources 
    1. [S842] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), Year: 1940; Census Place: Hounsfield, Jefferson, New York; Roll: T627_2544; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 23-36B.

    2. [S850] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;), Year: 1930; Census Place: Russell, Saint Lawrence, New York; Roll: 1642; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0086; Image: 958.0; FHL microfilm: 2341376.