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John R. Thomas
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John R. “JT” “Bomber” Thomas, 73, of Bradford, passed away unexpectedly at his home, Thursday, May 24.

He was born in Haverhill on Dec. 11, 1944 the son of the late Harry G. and Catherine (Waller) Thomas.

He was a graduate of Haverhill High School and shortly after enlisted in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

After receiving his honorable discharge, John was employed at the former Lucent Technologies from which he retired.

Mr. Thomas was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan and enjoyed fishing.

He was predeceased by a daughter Beverly Thomas.

He is survived by a daughter, Lyn Thomas of Las Vegas, NV, two sisters, Jane Fultz and her husband Lewis of Haverhill and Sandra Faust of Haverhill, a brother, Harry G. Thomas Jr. of Lynn, three grandchildren, Tyvon, Justice and Benny Thomas, his companion Sandra Strong of Bradford several great grandchildren including Joshua, Kennedy, Jada and Benny Jr., as well as many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his visitation on Friday, June 8, from 10-12 at the Calvary Baptist Church, 13 Ashland St., Haverhill. His funeral service will follow the visitation at Noon at the Church. Interment with military honors will be in the veteran’s section of Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill. Arrangements are by the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes, Haverhill – Bradford. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to your local veterans’ organization.

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Calvary Baptist Church

13 Ashland Street
Haverhill, MA 01830





12:00 PM
Calvary Baptist Church

13 Ashland Street
Haverhill, MA 01830

Cemetery Details


Linwood Cemetery

51 Mill St.
Haverhill, MA 01830

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Your local veteran's organization


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