Donald H. Thomas, 76, Watertown,

WATERTOWN, NY — Donald H. Thomas, 76, Watertown, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019, at the Samaritan Keep Home where he had been a resident since March 2019.

The funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, July 18, at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown. Burial will follow the service in Brookside Cemetery. A call hour will precede the service from noon – 1 pm at the funeral home.

Donald was born April 2, 1943, in Watertown, the son of Irving and Jennie Burdick Thomas.

He worked as a custodian at Mercy Hospital, Watertown.

He enjoyed cooking and watching golf on TV.

Surviving are a brother, Ray Burdick, Henderson; a sister, Joyce Drew, Texas; seven nephews, Richard Switzer, III, Dexter; Edmond Janack, Watertown; Travis Paro, Watertown; David, Donald and Gerald Drew all of Texas, Benjamin Burdick, Oregon; three nieces, Dori Janack, Watertown; Roxanne Washinger, Texas and Missy Burdick, Calcium.

Besides his parents he was predeceased by his sister Doris Burdick, two brothers, Roy Burdick and Lowell Thomas.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the SPCA, 25056 Water St., Watertown, NY 13601.

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