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Thursday, November 14, 2013

Thomas Vincent Pravda

Thomas Pravda, 51, of Stillwater, passed away suddenly after a tragic accident in Saratoga Springs on November 10, 2013. 

He was born on October 11, 1962 the son of George and Gertraud (Mangold) Pravda in Saratoga Springs, NY.

Thomas graduated from Saratoga High School.  Thomas worked for many years at the family business Lakeside Market making his well-known subs and pizza; he also was the Owner/Operator of Saratoga Masonry Cleaners for many years. Thomas was very instrumental in the early sub-divisions of the family properties.  

Thomas enjoyed riding his motorcycle, snowmobiling, horses, traveling, spending time with his family and friends, and maintaining his large yard. 

He is survived by his daughter, Karleigh Daigneault (Justin); mother Gertraud Pravda; father George Pravda; grandson Mason Daigneault; uncle Frank Pravda; aunt Helen Pesch; and many cousins.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, November 16, 2013,  12:00 noon, at Compassionate Funeral Care, 402 Maple Avenue in Saratoga Springs 584-4844. Where family and friends may call one hour prior to the service.

After the service on Saturday the family would ask for some private time for them to grieve.

In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Thomas can be made to the Estherville animal Shelter (100 Russell Rd., Greenfield Center, NY) or Wilton Food Pantry (155 Ballard Rd., Wilton, NY).


  1. Dear Trudy, so very sorry to read about this. I know how much you adored your son.

    Mel............BOCES, LPN class of 1980

  2. Dear Trudy & Family, I am very sorry for your loss. You were always so kind & good to all the patients & Staff at Wesley. I never heard a person speak about you in any way but adoration & praise. You always were a great person & nurse. I am sorry I didn't get to attend Tom's service. My Dad's Gall Bladder burst-so he's been needing extra care- coming along well-now! I wish I could lighten your pain.Your heart must be very heavy. He's in a good place now- no pain-violence or war! He will be an angel on your shoulder now. Hope you are holding up-I know this must be some of your hardest days. We are praying for your comfort-Be well Debbie Eggleston Sending you hugs!