Charles “Chuck” V. Thomas, 73, of Fairview, PA formerly of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on October 31, 2019.
He was born October 9, 1946 in Butler, Pennsylvania to the late Charles Michael Thomas and the late Elisa Dematteis Thomas.
He worked for Armco/AK Steel serving as a Union Rep. and retiring in 2009 after 30 years of service.
A member of the Sons of Italy and the American Legion Post #117 of Butler. His favorite number was 44. He played, coached, and umpired softball and enjoyed playing cards with longtime friends. He was very patriotic. He loved spending time with his family and playing with his grandchildren. He also loved picnics and parties, and spending time in Station 4 and the “Cave”.
Chuck is survived by his wife of 50 years, Marsha Jeanne Thomas, who he married on June 7, 1969; one son, Christopher Thomas of Butler, PA; two daughters, Lisa (Rene’ Frank) Thomas of Cranberry Twp, PA, Stephanie (Stephen) Kuligowski of Fairview, PA; two grandchildren, Ella Kuligowski, Mason Kuligowski; one brother, Robert Thomas of Greece City, PA; and two sisters, MaryAnn (Larry) Townsend of Sarver, PA, Jaqueline Apel of McCandless, PA.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother Michael Thomas and a brother-in-law Bruce Apel.
Friends will be received Sunday, November 3, 2019, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Thompson – Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street Butler, PA.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, November 4, 2019, 10:00 am at the St. Michael The Archangel Roman Catholic Church, 432 Center Avenue Butler, PA, with Father Kevin Fazio, officiating.
Burial will take place in the North Side Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Butler County Humane Society, 1015 Evans City Rd., Renfrew, PA 16053 or Kidney Cancer Association, 9450 SW Gemini Drive #38629, Beaverton, Oregon 97008-7105.
Online condolences can be given at www.thompson-miller.com.