Stanley Russell Thomas

Stanley Russell “Booty” Thomas GREEN ISLAND - Stanley Russell “Booty” Thomas, 84, of Green Island, passed into eternal rest on March 28, 2014 at the Van Rensselaer Manor in Troy. Born in Whitehall NY he was the son of the late Lloyd Ellis and Henrietta Brace Thomas and husband of the late Sabina (Bea Bea) Germinerio Thomas. Booty had served his country during the Korean War in both the US Army and the US Air Force. He worked for over 40 years as a grocery receiving supervisor the for Grand Union Warehouse. He also worked as a starter/ranger at Frear Park golf course in Troy from 2008 -2012. He was a member of the CRAB Club, Italian Community Center and the Veterans of Lansingburgh all in Troy, he was the vice-president and a lifetime member of the Vagabond Club of Green Island. Booty was also pre- deceased by his brothers Lloyd Thomas and Garfield “Mickey “ Thomas and his sister Emily Thomas McDonald. He is survived by his son Joseph (Lisa) Thomas Sr. and his daughter Rena (Joseph) Simpson. Booty is also survived by his 7 grandchildren Adam Thomas Sr., Joseph Thomas Jr., Sabina Simpson, Rhiannon Simpson, Anthony, Angela and Gianna Thomas. He was the great –grandfather to Sicily Anabel Thomas and Adam Thomas Jr. Booty is also survived by several nieces and nephews. The family would especially like to thank Dr. Ritchie Parrotta and his staff for the extraordinary care given to Booty over the years. At Booty’s request the funeral will be private and at the convenience of the family. Arrangements By The Bocketti Funeral Home, 336 Third Street Troy NY

Funeral Home

Leahy-Bocketti Funeral Home - Troy
336 3rd Street  Troy, NY 12180
Published in The Record on Apr. 5, 2014