Mark Anthony Thomas, 53, of Springfield, died at 11:59 pm, Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at St. John’s Hospital. He was born July 27, 1961 in Macomb, to Virgil and Harriett Thompson Thomas.
He is survived by two daughters, Christina Thomas of Springfield and Tara (Travis Heffernan) Thomas of Normal; two step-children, Jonathan Hibbs of Cedar Rapids, IA and Taylor Thomas of Springfield; one sister, Michelle (Scott) Sutch of Orlando, FL; two brothers, Michael Thomas of Boston, MA and Monty (Priscilla) Flynn of Chatham and Jim and Judy Monahan who he thought of as his parents and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Mark was a resident of Springfield most of his life and worked for Kwik Wall and part-time for Sam’s Club. Mark was an avid Cubs fan who enjoyed Karaoke, the beach, spending time with his daughters and attending high school football games with a longtime friend, Mike Castleman.
Visitation: 4-7 pm, Monday, January 12, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11 am Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home with Monsignor John Ossola officiating.
A private burial will be held at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family to help with burial expenses.
Date: Monday, January 12, 2015
Time: 04:00 pm - 07:00 pm
Date: Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Time: 11:00 am
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