William C. Thoman
GLOCESTER- William C. Thoman, 89, of Chopmist Hill Road, Chepachet, died Friday. He was the husband of the late Mildred V. (Salisbury) Thoman. He was the founder and the president of Thoman and Austin Heating and Air Conditioning.
Born in Foster, son of the late Albert and Eugenie (Tardiff) Thoman, he had lived in Foster before moving to Chepachet.
He served in the Merchant Marines during WWII. He was a member of Union Church in Chepachet, the Friendship Lodge #7 and the Chepachet Grange.
He leaves his daughter, Kathleen E. Raleigh of Scituate and a granddaughter Jennifer E. Givens, siblings, Albert, George and Douglas Thoman and Carol Kennedy of Foster, Kenneth Thoman of Trumball, CT, Wilfred Thoman of Tulsa, OK. He was the brother of the late Delcia Sweet, Roland Thoman and Marylou White, Rose Shippee.
His funeral will be held Monday at 9:30am in the Anderson-Winfield Funeral Home, Route 44 at Greenville Common, Greenville. Burial in Acote's Hill Cemetery. Visitation Sunday 2-5pm. In lieu of flowers donations to Chepachet Union Church, 1138 Putnam Pike, Chepachet, RI 02814. For messages of condolence and directions please visit
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