James S. Thomas, 72


James S. Thomas, 72, of Ocean View, Del. passed away Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. He served with the United States Army during the Korean War. He was an avid fisherman who loved his dogs, Bear and Rusty. He had 26 years of sobriety and was a constant presence in the local AA meetings.
Thomas is proceeded in death by his parents, James and Frances (Smith) Thomas. He is survived by his sister, Helen Moran and her husband Patrick of Homosassa, Fla.; son, James V. Thomas of Brooklyn, Md.; daughters, Corine M. Kearney and her husband Bill of Pasadena, Md., Sean K. Cauffman and her husband Jack L. of Pasadena, Md.; and grandsons, Garrett J. Cauffman and Braeden T. Cauffman.
Services are set for Saturday, March 27 at 11 a.m. at the chapel of Melson Funeral Services on West Avenue in Ocean View, where friend may call after 10 a.m. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in Thomas' memory to, Delaware Hospice Center, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.