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Flora I. Thomas
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Obituary for Flora I. Thomas

Flora I. (Grassi) Thomas, 93, of Haverhill and formerly of Bradford, passed away peacefully with her husband by her side on Sunday, June 03, at her residence.
She was born in Haverhill on Jan. 18, 1925 the daughter of the late Generoso and Onorina (Moro) Grassi.
Mrs. Thomas was educated in the Haverhill school system and graduated from Haverhill High School with the class of 1943. She furthered her education and earned degrees from NECCO and MacIntosh Business School. She also studied Pharmacy Science at the School of Pharmacy in Andover.
She was employed as an office worker at Hudson Machine and Merrimack Industrial Finishes from where she retired in 1990.
Flora was a member of the Haverhill Women’s Club and volunteered at the Merrimack Valley Hospital and the Haverhill public library. She was a former member of the Garden Club.
Mrs. Thomas was predeceased by her siblings, Maldina Kelly, Gilda Grassi, Vincent, and Sebastian Grassi
She is survived by her loving husband, Salem Thomas of Haverhill, a son, John M. and his wife Jamie Thomas of Bradford, three grandchildren, Michael Thomas, Meredith Thomas and Jason and his wife Gretchen Thomas, a great grandson, Jadon Thomas, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her visitation on Wednesday, June 6 from 9:30 to 10:30AM at the H.L. Farmer and Sons Bradford Funeral Home, 210 South Main St. Bradford. Her Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will follow the visitation at 11Am at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel at Sacred Hearts Church, 165 South Main St. Bradford. Interment will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Haverhill. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. To share a memory or for more information, please visit

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9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
H.L. Farmer & Sons Bradford Funeral Home

210 South Main Street
Bradford, MA 01835





11:00 AM
Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel at Sacred Hearts Church

165 South Main St.
Haverhill, MA 01835

Cemetery Details


St. Patrick's Cemetery

450 North Broadway
Haverhill, MA 01832

Memorial Contribution

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.


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