Tonawanda News


December 15, 2012

Lee Frank Thomas

LOCKPORT — Lee Frank Thomas, age 73, of North Tonawanda, died, peacefully, December 15, 2012, in Niagara Hospice House. Lee was a U.S. Navy veteran. He was the owner and operator of Western Snacks for 50 years. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie #1411, Amvets Post #26, the Loyal Order of Moose and the Park Athletic Club.

Beloved father of Timothy Thomas of Hummelstown, PA; Randy Thomas of Clearwater, FL; and the late Linda Thomas. Grandfather of Chandler, Chelsea and Kaylee. Brother of Jerry (Nancy) Thomas of Salisbury, CT; uncle of several nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his loving companion, Gail Burns.

Friends may call at the Fretthold Funeral Home Inc., 1241 Oliver St. at Ward Rd., in North Tonawanda on Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM.  Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Thursday at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Roswell Park Cancer Institute or Niagara Hospice.

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