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Monica K. Thomas

Monica K. Thomas

Monica K. Thomas, 73, of Liberty, Illinois, passed away at Blessing Hospital on August 11, 2021. Monica was born to George and Marcella (Mackessy) Lally in Chicago, Illinois on May 18, 1948. She married Kenneth Thomas in Chicago on October 6, 1972.

Monica is survived by her husband, Kenneth; her son Joshua Thomas and his wife Elizabeth, and their children, Sebastian and Jocelyn; her son Benjamin Thomas and his wife Kerry, and their children Andrew and Katelynn. Her sister Adrienne Rizzo and her husband Jerome, their daughter Lauren Wilcox, and her daughter Adeline; and her sister-in-law, Elizabeth Lally. Nieces, nephews, and other relatives also survive.

In addition to her parents, Monica was preceded in death by her grandson Danny Thomas in infancy, her sister Denise Lally, her brothers James Lally and Jerome Lally.

Monica enjoyed traveling, especially taking cruises. She went to Wisconsin each summer and loved to be there with her family. She played Mahjong, trivia and cards with her friends and liked to spend time in her garden.

A private gathering for her family and friends will be held at a later date. Duker and Haugh Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Memorials to St Jude Children's Hospital or the charity of the donor's choice.

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From:
Liz Wohlschlaeger on behalf of Josh's EHI Team
Comments:
Our thoughts are with Josh and the Thomas family during this time.
From:
Brenda Barnes
Comments:
Josh,

I am so sorry for you loss. Please know you are surrounded by people who care for you and are ready to help in whatever you need. With sincere condolences to you and your entire family.
From:
Kranthi Kondameedi
Saint Louis, MO
Comments:
Josh - I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family! Deepest condolences for your loss.

Kranthi
From:
Denise Sass
Tulsa, OK
Comments:
My condolences, I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. I've been out of town for the last year.
Love,
Denise
From:
Dale Hilgenbrinck
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Ken, so very sorry to hear of your loss of Monica. Just wanted you to know that we are praying for you and your family. God Bless!
From:
Mike and Cheryl Ift
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Ken, so sorry for your loss of Monica. We enjoyed our time together playing trivia. Love and Prayers. Mike and Cheryl Ift