Thomas, Christopher T. TROY Christopher Timothy Thomas, 26, died suddenly Sunday, August 25, 2013 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Saratoga Springs. Born in Annapolis, Md. on April 20, 1987, Chris is the beloved son of Tracy O'Connor Thomas of Troy and the late Timothy Gerard Thomas. Chris was raised and educated in Troy and attended Sacred Heart School, School 16 and Doyle Middle School and received his GED from Troy High School. Chris trained himself as a mechanic and loved to rebuild old cars. He was employed by Perlman's Garage as a tow truck operator and mechanic. Presently, he was employed as a mechanic by Martino's Garage in Rensselaer. Chris was funny, charming and a great storyteller. He loved being with his children and friends. He enjoyed fishing, golfing and was a Washington Redskins fan. He is the loving father of Timothy Christopher Thomas, Jennicka Burt Thomas and Gerard Alexander Thomas; partner of Shawna Marie Burt of Troy; dear brother of Emily Marie Thomas (Alexander) Heck of Virginia and Caroline Julia O'Connor Thomas of Oakland, Calif.; maternal grandson of George and Terry O'Connor of Troy; paternal grandson of Patricia Thomas of Virginia and the late William Thomas. He is survived by several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends We invite relatives and friends to participate in a ceremony dedicated to his memory this Saturday, August 31 from 1 - 4 p.m. at 105 Joseph Court in Troy. In lieu of flowers, contributions would be appreciated to The Christopher Thomas Family Fund, which has been established to benefit his children and help cover funeral costs. You may donate online at: http://fundly.com/the-chris-thomas-family-fund?fb scrape
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Published in Albany Times Union on Aug. 29, 2013