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Posted: November 15, 2010

In memory of Mark Anthony Thomas: 1962-2010

Mark Anthony Thomas passed away November 12 at 3:30 p.m. at the Calvary Hospital in the Bronx. He was 48. He leaves behind his wife Holly and 10-year-old Daughter Kayla, his Mother Sadie, Father Joe, Brothers Mike and Derek, and Sister Traci. The funeral was held this morning at the Riverdale Temple in Riverdale New York. Mark was born and raised in North Alabama, and graduated from Cullman High School. He was a former U.S. Marine, and sailed Deck Department after graduating Class 428 of the Harry Lundeberg School of Seamanship. Mark met Holly aboard the (SIU-contracted) SS CONSTITUTION out in the Hawaiian Islands. He went on to earn his Unlimited Master License sailing with the American Maritime Officers. HE WILL BE FONDLY REMEMBERED, AND GREATLY MISSED.