PAWTUCKET - Mary Thomas, neĂ© Doyle, passed peacefully from this world on May 22, surrounded by her family. Born on May 11, 1946 to Beatrice and Laurence Doyle, Mary is survived by her brother Larry Doyle and his wife, Kathy, her daughter Lori Thomas, her grandson Justin Thomas and his wife, Danielle Thomas, her son, Dennis Thomas and Dennis's partner, Craig Pishotti. Mary was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Richard Thomas.
Born and raised in Rhode Island, Mary was a longtime resident of Pawtucket.
Mary worked for the pharmaceutical services industry for many years. Most recently, and until her retirement five years ago, she worked for the AmerisourceBergen Corporation, which serves global markets, focusing on pharmaceutical supplies.
Mary will be remembered for her extraordinary kindness and unique ability to love unconditionally, selflessly, and without expectation. She possessed a deep and abiding affection for animals, nature, her many friends, and the Rhode Island coastline. She will be profoundly missed.
All services will be held on Saturday, May 25 at Charles Coelho Funeral Home, located at 151 Cross Street, Central Falls, Rhode Island. Visitation is scheduled from 9:00am to 10:30am, with internment to follow at Mt. St. Mary's Cemetery (661 Prospect St, Pawtucket, RI).
In lieu of flowers, Mary requested that donations be made to The Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, an integral part of Home and Hospice Care of Rhode Island. Donations may be sent to 1085 North Main Street, Providence Rhode Island, 02904.