André Thomas | Death notice | poststar.com
Oct 17, 1927 – Sep 18, 2021
GRANVILLE – After a long, successful and fulfilling life, Andy was finally able to return home after 93 years on this earth. He had a month left before his 94th birthday. He kicked the bucket and hit it hard. Our father always told us, “We all take our turns and when we do, we go to a better place. And what he did on Saturday September 18th. He finds his wife Anne who died before him in 1998.
He was also predeceased by his parents: Michael Tomasovsky and Mary (Dubyak) Tomasovsky, his three older brothers: John, George and Michael as well as four sisters: Mitzi, Helen, Tess and Madeline are also in heaven with him.
He is survived by his sister, Irene Thomas. He is also survived by his Guardian Angel and daughter, Lori Glasier and her husband, Kevin, two sons, Dave and his wife, Myong of Virginia and Steve and his wife, Mi of North Carolina, five grandchildren, Jenny , Sabrina, Ashley, DJ, and Kelly as well as four great-grandchildren, Parker, Liam, Emmett and Josephine. Many nephews, nieces and many friends must also cherish his memory.
Andy was born in Granville, NY on October 17, 1927, and has lived there most of his life. After graduating from high school in 1945, he joined the Navy and was stationed in Washington, DC and Virginia. After honorably leaving the service, he became a correctional officer and worked most of his time at the Great Meadow Correctional Center in Comstock, New York. Andy has always put his family first. He has worked tirelessly at two jobs simultaneously most of his life. While a correctional officer, he also worked for Corey Oil, delivering fuel oil in the worst weather conditions during the winter months. He also painted houses during the summer. Then, after retiring from Great Meadow, he became a bus driver for Granville Central School and later Burr and Burton Academy.