In Loving Memory of Michele A. (Shelly) Thomas

November 13, 1961
Bridgeport, CT
October 02, 2019
Fairfield, CT
Funeral Home

Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824


St. Anthony of Padua Church

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial

149 South Pine Creek Road,
CT 06824

Friday, October 11, 2019 11:00 a.m.


Family Gathering


Michele Ann Thomas

Michele (Shelly) Thomas, age 57, of Fairfield, passed away peacefully Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at William Backus Hospital, Norwich. Born in Bridgeport, the daughter of Robert and Barbara Thomas whom reside in Fairfield. Shelly has been a lifelong resident & a friend to many in this town & beyond. She was a graduate of Roger Ludlowe High School and excelled in many assets of her life. Shelly was the example of being and living the “free spirited” life. Her nature was fun, loving and compassionate to all, especially for animals. She loved spending time with her family and friends. In addition to her parents, she will be sadly missed by her loving daughter, Melinda DaSilva of Fairfield; two brothers, Brian Thomas of Shelton and Scott Thomas of Fairfield, and many relatives & friends. She is predeceased by her beloved son, Ricardo Joseph DaSilva, III. A Memorial Mass celebrating Shelly’s life will held Friday, October 11, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 149 South Pine Creek Road, Fairfield. Interment will be private. For information or to offer an online condolence please visit

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13 Guestbook Entries for Michele Ann (Shelly) Thomas

  1. Michele ; you will be very much missed but your style and big heart will be with me to my last day on earth … See you on the other side Sweetie ; God be with You ~

  2. So sad… I’m sending prayers of love and strength to the Thomas family and the many friends that knew her.. she was a wonderful caring kind person to many.. Rest In Peace my friend…

  3. Michelle was a great girl!! Always so kind and never a bad thing to say ! My Condolences to her family and friends! Xo
    Always great memories! Peace

  4. Prayers for Michele 🙏 and her family. Many years of having this golden person in my life. I will cherish memories of her as being the kindest of people, nothing but love

  5. So sorry to see Michele pass so soon in life. She was a good kid and always there if you needed someone to talk to. We’ll all miss her!

  6. So sad to hear of this… our condolences to her family. She was a lively and lovely spirit, always a smile!

  7. Michele was a kind, loving, full of life young woman. She will be missed by all who knew her.
    Rest in Peace. God be with you and your family.

  8. Have thought often of Shelly through the years. We didn’t see each other often, but when we did the months and years just faded into here and now. So glad that Frank introduced us. She will be remembered always by both of us.

  9. So sorry you left everyone so soon. When I think of your beautiful spirit and smile,it was always so welcoming.

  10. The most painful goodbyes are those that are never said, and never explained. Shelly, you will be missed. You were taken too soon. Rest in peace until we see each other again.

  11. Goodbye dear Shelly! We spent many fun times together growing up with the Thomas clan! You lived a life of both joy and sorrow! You leave us now for your next journey and we all wish you godspeed!