Robert Thomas, of the East Torresdale section of Philadelphia, peacefully passed away at home surrounded by his loving family, January 6, 2023, at the age of 86. Beloved husband of 61 years to Gayle Thomas. Loving father of Robin Reed, Kevin Thomas (the late Lucille “Tucci”), Dawn Thomas Herling (Steven), Michael Thomas and the late Robert Thomas and Scott Thomas. Cherished grandfather of Kevin Jr., Patrick, Timothy Bobby III, Candice, Dayna, Amber, Abbigayle, Rebecca and Erin. Loving great-grandfather of 15 great-grandchildren. Devoted uncle to Danny Fisher (Dot). Robert was a hard working man and he loved his family. He will be missed dearly. All are invited to gather, remember and celebrate Robert’s life on Thursday January 12th at McCafferty Funeral & Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. Phila., PA 19135 (between Unruh & Knorr Sts.) You may visit and comfort Robert’s family during his visitation from 1:00PM-2:30PM. There will be a words of remembrance service with eulogies at 2:30PM. Please keep his family in your prayers.