Thomasy, Charles Vincent

In Memory of
Charles Vincent Thomasy

BIRTH: 16 May 1915 Crystal City, Jefferson, Missouri

DEATH: 21 Oct 2009 Toledo, Lucas, Ohio

Thank your for your service

Charles “Chilli” V. Thomasy, age 94 years, of Toledo passed away on Wed, Oct 21, 2009, in the Health Care Center at Swan Creek Retirement Village.

Born in Crystal City, MO, to Charles V. and Sophia Kress Thomasy, Chilli lived with his family in Kane, Pennsylvania before settling in East Toledo and later in Oregon, OH.

Chilli graduated from Waite High School and studied accounting at The University of Toledo night school.

He served one year in the US Navy Seabees.

Chilli worked as a glass booker in the Libby Owens Ford Broadway Plant for 44 years.

An avid sports fan and participant, Chilli excelled at softball and bowling. He was especially proud of pitching in five World Slow Pitch Tournaments and the 205 average he carried one year in a mixed bowling league.

He was active in the Knights of Columbus, Our Lady of Fatima, and St. Jude Councils, and the St. Thomas Aquinas Holy Name Society.

In retirement, Chilli was a volunteer at St. Charles Hospital and St. Louis Helping Hands Soup Kitchen.

Chilli enjoyed many family trips to Florida and CA and traveled to Europe, Hawaii, and the Holy Land.

Chilli was preceded in death by his loving wife of 68 years, Bernadine; his parents; sister, Harriet, and brothers, Steven and Theodore.

He will be sadly missed by his sons, Lawrence (Nene) Port Orange FL, Kenneth (Bernadette) Sacramento, CA, and daughter, Debra, Toledo; six grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Also surviving are Babette Thomasy, sister in law, Staten Island, NY, and brother in law, James (Mary) Lawrence, Frostproof, FL.

Friends may visit at the Coyle Funeral Home on Mon, Oct 26 from 4 to 8pm where the Knights of Columbus, St. Jude Council will recite the rosary at 7pm. Funeral services will begin in the mortuary on Tue, Oct 27 at 9:30 am followed by the mass of Christian Burial at St. Patrick of Heatherdowns Church at 10am. Interment to follow at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park Cemetery.

  • Toledo Blade – 24 Oct 2009

Funeral Home

Coyle Funeral Home


Toledo Blade
Toledo, Ohio





Ottawa Hills Memorial Park
Ottawa Hills, Ohio


No Parents Listed


Debra Dawn Thomasy (Daughter)


No Siblings Listed

Military Branch

U.S. Navy