Scott W. Thomas
1947 - 2021
Toomey-O'Brien Funeral Home
1043 Westfield Street
West Springfield, MA
Scott William Thomas, 74, of Park River Drive passed away Saturday at Mass General Hospital in Boston. He was born in Springfield, MA on January 6, 1947 to the late Howard and Doris (Devereaux) Thomas. He grew up in West Springfield, graduated from West Springfield High School, and earned his Associate's Degree in Business at Holyoke Community College. Scott worked as an Accountant Executive for Werner Trucking and Crete Trucking for many years. A U.S. Navy Vietnam War Veteran, recipient of the Bronze Star with Valor and the Purple Heart, Scott was a member of the VFW Post 3272 in Avon, CT. Gregarious, warm, funny and brimming with kindness he was generous by nature. Anyone who knew him or met him loved and respected him. He was an avid reader, enjoyed time spent visiting Ogunquit, Maine and Vermont with Linda, golfing and working in his yard and gardens. He was the beloved husband of 26 yrs. to Linda M. (Goyette) Thomas; loving father of Justin W. Thomas and his partner Terrence Trapp of Windsor, MA and Derrek J. Thomas and his wife Kristin of Hayden, ID and devoted grandfather to their children, Benjamin and Grace; caring brother of Mary Jane Carey and her husband Craig of Palm Bay, FL. His brother Gary H. Thomas (deceased) and his wife Carol (Goyette) Thomas of Westfield, MA. Four nephews Alan Carey, Sean Carey, CJ Thomas (deceased) and Jonathan Thomas. Calling hours are Monday, November 29 from 4-6 pm at the TOOMEY-O’BRIEN FUNERAL HOME, 1043 Westfield Street, West Springfield. There will be a Funeral Home Service Tuesday, November 30 at 10 am followed by a Committal Service at 11 am at the Massachusetts Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, 1390 Main Street in Agawam. In lieu of flowers donations in Scott’s memory may be made to the Avon VFW Post 3272, PO Box 297, Avon CT 06001 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. For more information please visit

Published by The Republican from Nov. 23 to Nov. 28, 2021.
Calling hours
4:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.
Toomey-O'Brien Funeral Home
1043 Westfield Street, West Springfield, MA
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Toomey-O'Brien Funeral Home
1043 Westfield Street, West Springfield, MA
Massachusetts Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery
1390 Main Street, Agawam, MA
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Linda I'm so sad to hear this news. Scott has always been such a big help to me and all of the neighbors at Glen Mill. He was a great guy that certainly will be missed.
Jayne Mulligan
November 29, 2021
Dear Linda, We are very sorry to hear about Scott.He was a great man.We will keep all of you in our prayers.We are very grateful for Scott´s friendship.He was a special man. Sincerely, Gary & Jan Moriarty
Gary Moriarty
November 29, 2021
Dearest Linda, We were shocked to just read that you lost your beloved husband, Scott. We are truly sorry!! Our thoughts and prayers are extended to you and your family, as you grieve your loss, and remember your blessings.
Terry and Rich Ianello Largo, Fl
November 25, 2021
Dear Linda and family I´m so sorry hearing the passing of Scott he was always a fun guy to be around . Playing golf with him and his brother were always a good time. He will be missed. Cherish the memories God Bless
Pete Pashko
November 24, 2021
Worked with Scott for many years while he was at Werner. Always had a great sense of humor no matter what the circumstances were. My condolences to Linda and family. May all the precious memories give you comfort.
Nancy NybergPennell
November 23, 2021
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