Cindy L. Thomas


Cindy L. Thomas, 60, of Forge Street, Au Sable Forks, passed away peacefully on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at her home under the loving care of her family.
She was born in Plattsburgh on Sept. 18, 1958, the daughter of Nelson and Sandra (Santor) Ano.
Cindy held many positions over the years at Land of Make Believe, Santa's Workshop, Olympics in 1980, Blue Bowl Restaurant, Koffee Kup Restaurant, Aubuchon Hardware, Thomas' Country Store and most recent and favorite job was caring for her grandchildren during the day. Cindy enjoyed camping, long walks with her friends, gardening, watching birds and most importantly spending time with her five grandchildren.
Left to cherish the memory of Cindy is her husband of 44 years, Robert T. Thomas; children, Nicole Atkins (fiancee, James Trombley) of Au Sable Forks, N.Y., and Robert W. Thomas (Stacy) of Clintonville, N.Y.; grandchildren, Tyler Atkins, Luke Trombley, Leeanna Trombley, Kaleigh Thomas and Kenzie Thomas; brother, Rickie Ano (Janet); sisters, Raye French (Rick) and Barb Meyer (Jeff); brothers-in-law, John Thomas (Jane), and Matt Thomas; sisters-in-law, Julia Hildreth (Kim), Shirley Snow (Kevin) and Cheryl Thomas; as well as, many special nieces and nephews and long time friends. She also leaves behind her favorite companion Oscar, her pup.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her mother and father-in-law, Thomas and Jane Thomas; brothers-in-law, Thomas Thomas and Wally (Buddy) Thomas; and a nephew, Ricky Ano.
Relatives and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at 10 a.m. at the Church of the Holy Name, Au Sable Forks with the Rev. Kris C. Lauzon, celebrating. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. All are invited to attend a Celebration of Life at the American Legion Post 504, Au Sable Forks, following the burial.
A special thanks to High Peaks Hospice for the care and professionalism given in Cindy's last few weeks.
Donations in memory of Cindy L. Thomas may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.
Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru, 643-9055. To offer an online condolence, share a symbolic gesture, or share a photo in memory of Cindy please visit
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Roxanne Wood
Aug 22, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. I will miss seeing Cindy walking around town. She always had a smile to give you. She was a kind soul. May God give you strength in the coming days
Jon gordon
Aug 21, 2019
So sorry to hear that Cindy passed away, she was a sweetheart of the forks
Kevin & Gene Gilbert
Aug 20, 2019
So sorry for your loss, our prayers & thoughts are with you all. We will miss her...
Judy Williams
Aug 20, 2019
Love and memories ❤️
Marilee Ano Mintzer
Aug 19, 2019
Cindy was my cousin, my friend, my classmate. So many wonderful memories of a beautiful person. Will always think of the fun we had. Innocent times. Prayers to her beautiful family & the legacy she left behind.
Joanne Nugent-Ward
Aug 19, 2019
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Aug 19, 2019
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Aug 19, 2019
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Randy and Peggy Douglas
Aug 19, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family . Cindy was such a wonderful, caring person who will be missed dearly by the entire community. Sincerely Randy and Peggy Douglas
Randall Douglas
Aug 19, 2019
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