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Yvonne Marie Thomas

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Yvonne Marie Thomas

March 14, 1936 - July 30, 2021

(Retired Correctional Officer Brookside Youth Centre)
Peacefully at Kingston General Hospital on Friday July 30, 2021 in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late Stephen Ventrice Thomas. Loving mother of Marcus, Michelle Robins (Ralph), Robert (Kimberly) and Marie Hagerman (Thomas). Dear grandmother of Joshua, Nathaniel (Monika), Stefan, Matthew, Nicholas (Cynthia), MacKenzie (Stacius), Rylan (Rebecca), Grace (Jacob) and Samuel and great grandmother of Myha, Rory, Braxton, Calvin, Cassie, Emma, Leeland, Everleigh, Taysom, Austin, Roslyn, Zander, Cohen, and Silas. Sister of Jeanette Allen (Ernie), Fred Gelineau (Dorothy), Barbara McKever (Boyd), Jack Gelineau (Donna), Judy Ritza (the late Terry), the late Robert Gelineau (Marilee) and the late Norma Amyotte (the late Larry). Yvonne’s family would like to send a special thank you to the Kingston Renal Unit staff, especially Wendy, Dr. Iliescu and Dr. Tofflemire. Also Kingston General Hospital Connell 9 staff, Dr. Wigeratne and Dr. Walihinda for all their care and compassion over the past month. Family and friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Saturday August 14, 2021 at 1 pm at the Heritage Cemetery of St. Peter, Cobourg. In honour of Yvonne’s vibrant spirit please wear colourful attire. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada or Diabetes Canada.

“May you always have…Sunshine to greet you
Wherever you go,
A fun-loving spirit you never outgrow,
Joy in the Journey, whatever you do,
God’s presence to guide you
And help see you through”

Message Of Condolence

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MESSAGES OF CONDOLENCE / DONATIONS

Jennifer Ashley - August 20, 2021

I am so very sorry to hear of Yvonne's passing. I have many fond memories of her during my Brookside days. She was such a sweet, kind woman who I always enjoyed spending time with. Sending love and prayers to you all. Jen xo

Bruce A Wood - August 18, 2021

I was deeply saddened to read of the passing of Yvonne. Yvonne and I were partners for almost three years at Brookside School. She was such a great person to work with, who always had a positive and upbeat personality. My condolences go out to all her family. She will be greatly missed. Thank you for being you Yvonne. Sincerely Bruce A. Wood

Donna and Jack Gelineau - August 14, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Diabetes Canada

Anne Murray - August 13, 2021

I enjoyed working with Yvonne at Brookside. A kind lovely person. My condolences to her family. Anne Murray

Paulie and Terry Deseure - August 12, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Diabetes Canada

Scott Wotton - August 12, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Kidney Foundation of Canada

Gordon Jibb - August 11, 2021

What a wonderful lady! Very sorry to hear. Condolences to all of the family. Working with Yvonne's big smile made the day a whole lot brighter. Sincerely, Gord Jibb.

Steve Smith - August 9, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Kidney Foundation of Canada

Pam & Dave Davidson - August 8, 2021

Our condolences to all the family. Yvonne was such a wonderful woman and loving mother. She will be missed by all and remembered dearly. Our hearts are with you all.

PAUL SIMONSEN - August 8, 2021

Our condolences on the passing of your mother. A very kind lady and known to many at her workplace as “mum”. We are sorry for your loss. Paul and Anita Simonsen

Heather Grassick - August 7, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Kidney Foundation of Canada

Catherine Irwin - August 6, 2021

To all the Thomas family, my deepest condolences. Cherish your memories and know that your mother will always be with you, first in this lifetime and forever in your memories. Thinking of you all and sending love Catherine Irwin

Joan and Don Diminie and family - August 6, 2021

Rob and Thomas family: We were sorry to learn of Yvonne passing on, she was a lovely lady and will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you at this difficult time.

Judy, Steve and Angie, Cheryl and Dan - August 5, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Diabetes Canada

Steve Cortesis - August 5, 2021

Sorry for your loss Your mother was always a sweet lady

Jenn Mizerovsky - August 5, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Kidney Foundation of Canada

Doug Lloyd - August 5, 2021

Rob, so sorry to hear of Yvonne's passing. She was a lovely lady and a joy to work along side.

Irene Coleman - August 5, 2021

Michelle, so very sorry to hear about your mum's death. Knowing you, I am sure she was a lovely woman. It is never easy to say goodbye. Take care of yourselves .. Irene & Garth.

Tracey Murphy - August 4, 2021

Marie, Michelle, Rob, Marc & families! Sorry to hear of your mom’s passing! She was an Angel on earth, & she be an Angel watching over you from above! Yvonne always made us feel part of the family with her love & Beautiful smile! May her love & memories keep her near & forever in your heart! ❤️(((Hugs)))

Helen Ann Parker - August 4, 2021

To all: I am so sorry to read of your mum's passing. I enjoyed many good times with her at hockey and at the arena. My deepest sympathy to you all . Cherish your wonderful memories as I am sure that you have many.

Jenna & Mark Mills - August 4, 2021

Rylan & Family. We are so sorry for your loss. Sending love to you and your family during this difficult time.

Louise Calnan - August 4, 2021

So sorry for your loss Marie and family. It had been a long time since I had seen your mom but she was such a lovely lady. Sending hugs!

Jane (Harren) and Dale colbary - August 4, 2021

The Thomas Family Very sorry to see your Mom/Grandmother has passed away Sincerely

Kim Chrysler ,(gorka) - August 4, 2021

Im so sorry for the loss of your Mom. I remember her from years ago. She was always very kind and welcoming

Rick&Shirley McBride - August 4, 2021

We are truly sorry to hear of your loved ones passing. Cherish the memories.

Cheryl Hull - August 4, 2021

So sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Yvonne was a very kind and gentle person. Our heartfelt sympathies go out to all of you at this time.

Glen & Glenda Dunn - August 3, 2021

So sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. She was a beautiful lady! Our sincere condolences.

Peggy Fredborg - August 3, 2021

I’m sorry to hear the loss of your Mother and I know how hard it is right now. Remember she is always with you in spirit and memory. She’s with everyone now in the spirit world.

Carrie Whitefield - August 3, 2021

In our thoughts.... Carrie and family 💜

Paul Basinger - August 3, 2021

Good-Bye Mrs. "T".

Sandra & Dave Dudley - August 3, 2021

To the Thomas family.. So sorry to hear of your mom's passing. Although i never met her I have heard wonderful stories about what a kind & caring person she was. Take comfort in sharing all your great family memories!

Carol Gutteridge - August 3, 2021

To the Thomas family Your mother was such a sweet angel She was a very determined lady. She was so lucky to have you by her side in the past years. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Xxoo Carol Gutteridge

Diane and Stan Chapma - August 3, 2021

So sorry to hear about your loss. Yvonne was a kind soul and will be missed by many. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Barbara McKever and Family - August 3, 2021

Its been a long journey, through good times and bad. As sisters, there was always that bond, someone you could share secrets and feelings without being judged. I will miss my sister, but she is now in a better place, free from pain. Rest easy, Ween. When you see Dennis, please give him a big hug for me.

Susanne Jex - August 3, 2021

Marie, Michelle and Rob and families: What a lovely person your Mom. Thinking of you and hoping your beautiful memories will give you strength in the days ahead.

Kathy and Mike Thompson - August 3, 2021

Your mom was such a warm and loving person. She treated me like family and I enjoyed her company so much. She will be missed and her stories told many times over. Xoxo Kathy and Mike

Lynn and Doug Holland - August 3, 2021

Our sincere condolence to the Thomas and Gelineau families .

Kathy and Rob Ugolini - August 3, 2021

We are so sorry to hear of you Mom's passing. Yvonne "Ma" was one of the sweetest people who has definitely touched many lives. I will miss her sweet laugh and kind words. Our sincerest condolences xo

Amy Little - August 3, 2021

My condolences go out to the family of Yvonne. I have heard a lot of great stories of her wonderfully big heart towards others. Especially her children. Her kindness shines through her beautiful big eyes and smile. She will always be with all of you still looking out for you along with (what I have heard) her one true love.

Neva Moore - August 3, 2021

So sorry for your loss.