Mary Margaret Thomas Dies at 85

Mary Margaret Thomas

Mary Margaret Thomas, better known as “Tiny,” “Lil Mary” or “Auntie,” age 85, died peacefully at her residence on Aug. 20.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Thomas Samuel and Mary Fergus; her husband, Federick Thomas; and her siblings.

She is survived by her nieces: Ashmae, Geraldine, Joystin, Gloria, Irene and Juliet Fergus. Cynthia, Cedila, Sylvia and Jaycie Samuel, Mary Hanley, Geraldine Fenton, Stella Samuel, and Catherine and Margaret Ryan.

She is also survived by nephews: Lowell Farrell, Bernard, Williams and Shakim Gabriel, Patrick, Paul, Peter, Henry and Clement Samuel, Berdith and Denzil Fergus, Peter (Moses) Samuel, and James Skerritt; special cousins: Sarah Vivian Gillard, Nilda Hector and Elsie Weeks; special friends: Victoria Greenaway, Eslie Laronde, Norma Daniel, Lesa Green and Dee Green; as well as many other family and friends too numerous to mention.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a viewing at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 8, at the Emmanuel Baptist Church. Interment will be at Eastern Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the care of Dan Hurley Home for Funerals and Cremation Center of St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix.

All COVID-19 protocols will be observed.

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