The Life of Nelson Thomas
Nelson L. Thomas, a 56 year old New Haven resident, formerly of Ansonia, passed away Oct. 19. He was born Nov. 22, 1959 in Derby, son of the late Lonnie & Shirley Bacote Thomas. He worked as a stock man for the former Giant Grocery Store company. Nelson attended the Macedonia Baptist Church in Ansonia. He loved playing basketball and was an avid Lakers fan, as well as following the local Ansonia football team. He leaves to cherish his memory his son, Lamont Thomas of Baltimore MD, sister, Deborah Thomas of New Haven, brother, Raymond Allen of Elkin N.C., and several nieces & nephews. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 11:00 a.m. from The Jenkins King & Malerba Funeral Home, 12 Franklin St. Ansonia. Friends may call on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Burial will be private. Donations in his memory may be made to The Huntington Disease Foundation through the funeral home.