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Marcel "Tommy" Joseph Thomas Jr.

June 12, 1957 — December 3, 2023

Marrero

Marcel “Tommy” Joseph Thomas, Jr. passed away on Sunday, December 3,

2023 at the age of 66.  Beloved husband of Pauline Marie Pouwels Thomas;

married to the love of his life and high school sweetheart for 41 years.

 

Father of Brandon Thomas (Emily) and Meredith Thomas Michler (Nicholas). 

Son of the late Marcel Joseph Thomas, Sr. and Marjorie Wimberly Thomas. 

 

Son-in-law of the late Daniel Anthony Pouwels and Gertrude “Tut” Pouwels.

 

Brother of Marjorie “Ann” Gallagher (James), Renee Holiday, Brett Thomas, Sr.,

and Michael Thomas. 

 

Loving brother-in-law of Julie Pouwels Brumfield (Gary),

Bart Gerard Pouwels, Sr. (Erin) and John Daniel Pouwels (Maria). 

 

Grandfather of Madison Olivia Michler, Anna Clare Thomas, Penelope Victoria

Michler, Cooper Joseph Thomas, John Everett Thomas and Kristopher Atticus

Michler. 

 

He was adored by many nieces and nephews who loved their Uncle Tommy so

dearly.

 

Tommy was employed by FMT Shipyard in Harvey, LA as a Purchasing Agent.

 

Tommy was an avid sports fan, a lifelong Saints Fan, lover of the Ole Miss

Rebels, and he bled green and white for his Alma Mater, Archbishop Shaw. 

Tommy prided himself on being a member of the Shaw “Chain Krewe”. 

 

His greatest joy in life was being Paw Paw to his six beautiful grandchildren. 

 

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass on

Saturday, December 16, 2023 at 12 Noon at Archbishop Shaw High School

Chapel, 1000 Salesian Lane, Marrero, LA.

 

Visitation will be at the Archbishop Shaw Chapel from 9AM until 12 Noon. 

 

Family and friends may view and sign the online guest book at

www.mothefunerals.com

 

 

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, December 16, 2023

9:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Archbishop Shaw High School

1000 Salesian Ln, Marrero, LA 70072

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Mass

Saturday, December 16, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Archbishop Shaw High School

1000 Salesian Ln, Marrero, LA 70072

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Burial

Saturday, December 16, 2023

1:30 - 2:30 pm (Central time)

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