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Wayne J. Thomas

September 5, 1945 ~ April 21, 2022 (age 76)

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Obituary

Of Dravosburg, Formerly of North Braddock, age 76, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, April 21, 2022 surrounded by his loving family.

Beloved husband of Tamara T. “Tammy” (Leggin) Thomas for 47 years.

Loving father of Brian (Stephanie Byars) Thomas of West Mifflin and Michele (Mark) Aubele of Irwin.

Dear brother of Sonny (Joanne) Thomas, Sandy Weber, Gary (Holly) Thomas, and Beverly (Bruce Sixsmith) Ronallo.

Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Wayne was a 1963 graduate of North Braddock Scott High School, where he played both football and baseball.  He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army Reserves.  Wayne worked as a pipe fitter and mechanical repairman for the U.S. Steel E.T. Works for 40 years before retiring.  He was a skilled handyman and enjoyed staying busy by taking on projects, such as restoration of his 1979 Mustang. 

Friends are welcome Sunday from 2-6 p.m. at Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home & Crematory; 700 Linden Ave. at Cable; East Pittsburgh, PA 15112; (412) 824-8800, where a Funeral Service will be held Monday at 11:30 a.m.

Wayne will be laid to rest with Military Honors in Braddock Catholic Cemetery.       


Services

Viewing
Sunday
April 24, 2022

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.
700 Linden Ave.
East Pittsburgh, PA 15112

Funeral Service
Monday
April 25, 2022

11:30 AM
Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.
700 Linden Ave.
East Pittsburgh, PA 15112

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