Marshall Thomas, Jr. of West Roxbury, formerly of Boston’s South End, unexpectedly passed away on May 7, 2023. He was 83 years old.
Marshall (also known as “Junior” to friends and family) was born in Boston in 1939 to Marshall and Sophie (Haddad) Thomas. He attended Boston English High School and graduated in 1957. During his life he wore many hats, to include owning and operating a fleet of Boston Taxi Cabs, from which he retired in 1999.
He married the love of his life, Evelyn (Solomon) on May 2, 1965. Later, he and his wife would move to West Roxbury where they raised their family of three sons: Marshall III, John and Jimmy. He is also survived by his daughters-in-law, Corinna, Anna and Kelli and was a loving Jidoo to his Grandchildren: Dalton, James, Tyce, Marshall, JJ and Chase. He was the loving brother of Ernest Thomas and the late George Thomas, Victoria Thomas and Herbert Thomas. Marshall loved watching his grandchildren’s sporting events and will be remembered for the love and pride he had for his family. He will be deeply missed.
Visiting hours Thursday 4 to 8 p.m. at the Kfoury Keefe Funeral Home 8 Spring St. West Roxbury. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of the Cedars of Lebanon Church 61 Rockwood St. Jamaica Plain. Interment at Mount Benedict Cemetery in West Roxbury.
Contributions in Marshall's memory may be made to the Church or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Pl. Memphis, TN 38105. Please see links below, under DONATIONS.
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