Maynard – William J. Thome, 46, died at home Sunday Aug. 28, 2011 after being stricken ill.
He leaves his wife, Patricia A. (Johnson) Thome; his children, Stacy A. Thome of Framingham, Samantha A. Thome of Marlborough, Amanda L. Johnson of Marlborough, Katelyn M. Johnson of Maynard, Christopher J.R. Homen of Maynard, Anthony T. Homen of Maynard, Kevin G. Wooding of Acton and Tyler S. Hooding of Raye, La., and two grandsons Zachary Boudreau and Bradley King. He also leaves two brothers, Lewis Thome of Jacksonville, Fla. and Michael Thome of Northborough; three sisters, Marjorie Lowther and her husband Michael of Jacksonville, Fla., Julie Benoit and her husband John of Woonsocket,R.I. and Maria Thome of Cambridge; and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Russell Thome.
Born in Natick, son of the late Lewis and Marjorie (Hawes) Thome, he was a graduate of Natick High School had lived in Maynard for the past several years. For the past 10ten years, he worked for Brox Inc. of Dracut.
Mr. Thome was an avid Harley Davidson biker and enjoyed taking long rides with his wife Patricia riding behind him. He also enjoyed vacationing in Deerfield, Fla. His most precious times were those spent wife his wife and his family, especially the children and grandchildren.
Calling hours will be held Friday Sept. 2, from 1 to 5 p.m., in the John P. Rowe Funeral Home Inc., 57 Main St., Marlborough, with funeral services at 5 P.M. Cremation will follow with burial at a later date in Forestvale Cemetery of Hudson.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Why Me, 1152 Pleasant St., Worcester, MA 01602.