Donald L. Thomas, 84, of Swansea, IL, formerly Osage Beach, MO, Fairview Heights, IL, and Caseyville, IL, born September 14, 1937, died on Monday, May 23, 2022, at Barnes-Jewish - Hospital, St. Louis, MO.
Donald and his wife Sylvia were married 60 years. They spent many retirement years at the Lake of the Ozarks with friends fishing, following Cardinal baseball, Mizzou sports, and traveling. Donald was a graduate of Collinsville High School. He worked at Hunter Meat Packing and retired from Illinois Distributing Co. in Belleville, IL.
Donald is preceded in death by his wife, Sylvia J (Sztukowski) Thomas and parents Walter and Mildred Thomas of Fairview Heights, IL.
Surviving are children, Connie Remelius and Jeffery (Sherri) Thomas; grandchildren, Clint Thomas, Ian Remelius, Madeline Remelius and Audrey Thomas; brother-in-law, Stanley (Ann) Sztukowski; nephews, Steven Sztukowski and Allen Sztukowski; cousins and friends.
Memorials may be made to Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Fairview Heights, IL.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 26, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Fairview Heights, IL.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, May 26, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Fairview Heights, IL, with Fr. Jim Nall officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Shiloh, IL.
Holy Trinity Catholic Church