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Mark E ThomasJune 22, 1960 ~ August 26, 2017 (age 57)
Mark E. Thomas, 57, of Niles, passed away Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, at his residence.
He was born June 22, 1960, in Warren, the son of Joey M. and Ellen Marie Sullivan Thomas Sr.
Mark was a graduate of Niles McKinley High School and was a lifelong resident of Niles. He was a member of St. Stephen Church in Niles and was an avid Ohio State Buckeyes and Cincinnati Bengals fan.
Mark enjoyed spending time with his family and watching sports. Although he was disabled at the age of 18 months, Mark would never let his disability hold him back; he lived life to the fullest.
Mark learned how to box and loved going to the gym. He was fiercely independent and lived life his way.
He will be sadly missed by his three brothers, Joey M. Thomas Jr., Kevin F. Thomas and Jimmy M. Thomas, all of Niles; two sisters, Kathleen (Casey) Benis of Newark and Mary Colleen Clifford of Columbus; his nieces and nephews, Jolyn, Jason, Danny, AJ, Amanda and Nathan; his great-nephew, Seth; and great-niece, Keira.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Patricia Thomas Bakes; and a nephew, Josh Thomas.
Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, at Holloway-Williams Funeral home & Cremation Service, 611 Robbins Ave., Niles.
Calling hours will be 5 p.m. until the time of service.
The family requests material contributions be made in Mark’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or to Catholic Charities.
There will be a celebration of Mark’s Life in Conneaut at a later date.
To view this obituary and send condolences to the Thomas family, visit www.hollowaywilliamsfuneralhome.com.