April 6, 1937–Jan. 5, 2019
John (Jack) Patrick Thomas of Croton-on-Hudson, NY, passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2019. He was 81 years old. Jack was born on April 6, 1937 in Butte, MT to the late Provis and Margaret (Hoar) Thomas.
Jack attended the Montana State School of Mines where he studied petroleum engineering. He married his beloved wife, Willie on June 2, 1962, and together, they raised 5 beautiful children. Jack began his engineering career with Texaco. Throughout his 35 years with the company, he traveled all over the world. His positions included Vice President of Engineering for CalTex in Indonesia, and Director of Operations in Latin America. His family will remember him for his most important role -- that of a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Wilda M. Thomas; loving children, Jennifer Strang and her husband David, Greg Thomas and his wife Amy, John Thomas, Michael Thomas and his wife Tiffani and Kevin Thomas and his wife Deborah. He is also survived by his cherished grandchildren, Anna and Matthew Strang, Caitlin, Ashley and Sam Thomas.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Saturday, January 12, 2018 at St. Christopher’s Church, 3094 Albany Post Rd., Buchanan, NY. Burial Services will follow and be private.