Richard A. Thomas, of Northeast Philadelphia passed away on September 24th, 2018 at the age of 83. Beloved husband of Colleen Thomas (nee DeCaro). Loving father of Robert Thomas (Kim) and the late Cheryl Thomas. Step-father of Sean Wright, Jeffery Wright “Joe”, Heather Vulipola (Soni), Brigitte Harper (Lane), and the late Marc DeCaro (Peggy). Devoted poppy of Christina, Breanna and Morgan as well as 10 other grandchildren. Also survived by many loving great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to gather, remember and celebrate Richard’s life on Tuesday October 2nd at McCafferty Funeral & Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. Phila PA 19135. (btwn Unruh & Knorr Sts.) You may visit and comfort the Thomas family from 9:30AM-11:00AM in the Funeral Home. After the viewing there will be a Prayer Service at 11:00AM. Burial to follow in Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please make donations in Richard’s memory to either or A.S.P.C.A or Big Brothers Big Sister of Phila.