- March 4, 2012
- Rio Rancho, New Mexico
of John's Passing
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“REMEMBERING JOHN: How could one forget such a nice man.
John was such a great addition to the " Fraternity" side of the Sorority.
Sally & I will...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: GARY & SALL HALL - CORRALES, NM
“Ann, Remembering many years as friends with you both. John was a wonderful man and will be missed by many. Joann and Bob are arriving tomorrow...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Faustino and Barbara Pino - TX
“We remember John as a genuinely nice and caring friend. He always cared what was happening in other peoples lives and interested in their families. ...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Hugh and Pat Hanson - Rio Rancho, NM
“When Alyssa and I first heard about John's diagnosis...we were so incredibly saddened. I kept having a feeling of...this can't be happening. They...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Sher and Alyssa Moncayo - NM
“Ben was remembering what a good time all the guys (Larry,Ben,John,Gil,Gary) enjoyed when they had their poker night. Such good memories will always...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Ben and Susan Adams - Albuquerque, NM
“Oh John--I shall miss you so very much--you always greeted me "Hi Kiddo-how you doing?" All the times you, Ann, Gil and I as well as Chloe and...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Pat Moncayo - ALBUQUERQUE, NM
“John--I am sending you a "dear John" letter not to tell you that our friendship is over but that I hope to be so fortunate to meet you again someday....Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Gil Moncayo - ALBUQUERQUE, NM
“John...I miss you already. So sad that you are gone but know that you aren't in pain or uncomfortable anymore. Just wish you didn't have to go so...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Trish Trueblood-Lopez - El Paso, TX
“We would like to say how sad we are that John has passed from our lives so soon. He was the ultimate host and a dear man. His spirit will live on...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Larry and Sandy Hamilton - NM
“John was a special, special man who leaves such a big void in the world. He was unfailingly kind, tolerant, and patient to all. John's spirit was a...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Sharon Nelson - Minneapolis, MN
“We will miss John's dry wit, warm heart and generosity. He was a dear, sweet man, a true friend who left us too soon.
Wishing his family comfort...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Joann and Bob Heineman - NM
“John is a great part of my friendship with Christine. I have great memories spending time with the family. John had a great sense of humor, was...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Kristine Rosen - Broomfield, CO
“Dear Ann and Family,
So many fond memories. So many good friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Peace to you all.
Angela and...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Angela and Nick Nicholson - OH
“Ann and family, I am SO thinking of you all and remembering the fun times we had in potluck in El Paso. I will remember the good times we had. ...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Karen Stickney - El Mirage, AZ
“We are deeply saddend by the passing of our friend John Thomas. To our dear friend Ann, his wife, we would like to say we are thinking of you and...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Kevin and Tammy Westerson - AZ
“On behalf of the French Family of Companies we express our deepest condolences.
16 of 16 | Posted by: Dave Slaten and Team - NM
THOMAS, JOHN B.
Age 71, of Rio Rancho, passed away Sunday, March 4, 2012. John grew up in Southern California and followed his father into the trucking business. He and Ann moved to Albuquerque in 2008. He worked for Utility Trailer SW Sales for 22 years. He had been the President/Chairman of the California Trucking Association in the 1960's. His career took him from California to Arizona to Colorado to Texas, and finally to New Mexico. John was very involved in the Cub and Boy Scouts for many years as a Scoutmaster of which he was very proud. While in High School, he had been involved in DeMolay. He is survived by Ann, his loving wife of 48 years; their children, Pam Christy and husband, Kevin, Christine Skarda and husband, Duke, and Mike Thomas; grandchildren, Kyle, Katie, Cole, and Madi; brother, Wayne Thomas and wife, Monica; nieces, Catherine Thomas and Eve Brown. John was preceded in death by his parents, Wayne John and Loy Evelyn Thomas. Services will be held on Friday, March 9, 2012, 1:00 pm, at Chester T French Memorial Mausoleum Chapel, Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery, 924 Menaul Blvd NE. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 10501 Montgomery Blvd. NE, Ste 300, Albuquerque, NM 87111 or www.nmcca.org.
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March 09, 2012
Chester T. French Memorial Mausoleum Chapel
924 Menaul Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
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