Connie Thomas was born in Brooklyn, NY to Clara & John Cavaliere on August 11, 1930. She attended and graduated from the Katherine Gibbs School in NYC. Connie and Harry eloped on January 26, 1963 in New York City and remained married for 56 years until his death in 2019. Connie greatly enjoyed reading the daily paper and her variety of British sitcoms. She took great pride in her family and her home, spending much of her life in Oakland. She will always be remembered for her kind heart, listening ear and calming smile. Connie was truly an angel on earth. Connie is survived by her loving children, Eric Thomas, Adrienne Gering and Stephanie Roscoe and her granddaughter Tiffany Petrou.