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Paul G. Thomas, D.O.
April 07, 1925 - April 09, 2018

Paul George Thomas, 93. Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, cousin, uncle, doctor and friend passed away peacefully on April 9, 2018 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Loving husband to Linda nee Besteni; loving father of Sandy Thomas (Paul Johnson) of Winnetka, Illinois; David Paul of Scottsdale, AZ; & Paul Joseph (P.J.) of Scottsdale, AZ; loving grandfather of Jack; Alex; Sammie; Andie and Bobby. He was preceded in death by his loving father Naif Thomas, 1948; his loving mother Susan Thomas 1970; his first wife Gloria (Daye) Thomas, 1978 and his loving sister Helen Thomas Catto, 2016.

Born April 7, 1925 in Frackville, PA, Paul was the son of Lebanese immigrants. The family settled in Detroit when Paul was very young. A WWII Navy Veteran, Paul went to college on the GI Bill. A hard worker and big believer in education , he went on to medical school at Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in Hyde Park, Illinois. As a physician, Paul had a family practice in Livonia and Westland, Michigan and practiced medicine for over 56 years. He received several acknowledgments for his time in practice and eventually retired at the age of 86.

Paul loved politics, business, golf and spending time with family and friends. Some of his final moments were spent watching the eighteenth hole of the 2018 Masters!

Visitation Friday, April 13, 2018 3pm-8pm at A.J. Desmond and Sons Funeral Home, 32515 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak, MI, 48073 with Rosary at 7pm.

Funeral Mass Saturday, April 14 10:30am at St. Matthias Church, 12311 Nineteen Mile Road. Sterling Heights, MI, 48313 (btwn Schoenherr and Clinton River). Celebrated by Chor Bishop Alfred Badawi. Visitation at church begins at 10am.

Burial immediately following at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, 25800 W. 10 Mile Rd., Southfield, MI, 48033.

In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Sharbel Church Building Fund. 42490 Garfield Rd., Ste. 208, Clinton Township, MI 48038

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