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Maryellen Thomas

December 6, 1956 ~ January 24, 2024 (age 67) 67 Years Old

Maryellen Thomas Obituary

Maryellen Thomas, 67, of Jersey City; entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, January 24, 2024. Maryellen was well known for her selfless, kind, and creative ways.  She loved baking her famous cream puffs, cookies, and mac'n'cheese for everyone.  She attended St. Michael's grammar and high school.  She graduated from Hudson County Community College, and worked for the Jersey City Board of Education for 21 years.  She was lovingly known by her grandchildren as, "Nanny" and wore that title with pride.


Maryellen is the beloved mother of Brian Thomas and his wife Sandra, Kristie Sepulveda and her wife Angelica, and Scott Thomas and his lifelong partner Isela; adored daughter of the late, Arthur Bohse, Sr. and Gabrielle (nee Reidy); cherished sister of Patricia Bohse and her spouse John Nicodemo, and the late, Arthur Bohse, Jr., and surviving sister-in-law, Noreen Bohse, and beloved sister of Gail and Rose Sullivan and her husband Mark.  Maryellen is also survived by her loving grandchildren Brian Jr. and Leah Thomas, Jaxon and Wes Sepulveda; adored nieces and nephews Joelle Nicodemo, Kerri Duplissis, James Sullivan and Megan and Patrick Bohse.


Visitation is Monday, January 29, 2024 from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Riotto Funeral Home & Cremation Company, 3205 Kennedy Blvd., Jersey City.  (For GPS Navigation, it is best to use our parking lot address: 14 Stagg Street).  Funeral is Tuesday, January 30, 2024 from 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM at the funeral home. Funeral Mass is at 10:00 AM at St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church, 252 9th Street, Jersey City.  Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, 340 Ridge Road, N. Arlington. In lieu of flowers, charitable donations can be made in Maryellen's memory to Epilepsy Foundation (www.efmny.org) and to St. Jude Children Research (www.stjude.org)

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January 29, 2024

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Riotto Funeral Home & Cremation Company
3205 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07306

Funeral Service (Start & finish time)
January 30, 2024

9:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Riotto Funeral Home & Cremation Company
3205 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07306

Funeral Mass
January 30, 2024

10:00 AM
St. Michael Roman Catholic Church
252 9th Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302

January 30, 2024

11:45 AM
Holy Cross Cemetery
340 Ridge Rd.
North Arlington, NJ 07031


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/

Epilepsy Foundation of Metropolitan New York
65 Broadway #505, New York NY 10006
Tel: 1-212-677-8550
Web: https://www.efmny.org/


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