Michelle Thomas

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Birth Name:
Michelle Doris Thomas
Birth Date:
September 23, 1968
Birth Place:
Boston, Massachusetts
Death Date:
December 23, 1998
Place of Death:
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York
Cause of Death:
Cancer - intra-abdominal desmoplastic small-round-cell tumor (DSRCT)
Cemetery Name:
Rosedale Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
Show Business
Michelle "Chu-Chu" Thomas was an American actress, singer and comedian known for her roles as Justine Phillips on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show (1988–90), as Myra Monkhouse on the ABC/CBS sitcom Family Matters (1993–98), and as Callie Rogers on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless (1998). In October 1998, Thomas took a medical leave from the series due to her ill health. Thomas had been in the studio recording music before her sudden turn in health. Actor Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Thomas' longtime friend and former boyfriend, was among those at her bedside when she passed.

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Rosedale Cemetery

408 Orange Road

Montclair, New Jersey, 07042


North America


Cemetery Map Rosedale Cemetery in Montclair New Jersey

Grave Location:

Plot 43, Row 2

Grave Location Description

As you enter the cemetery drive straight ahead and turn right at the first chance. Stay to your right and when you come to a roundabout, stay straight ahead. As you make your way towards the tall, white border fence look to your right for the large “Mother” statue. Drive 100 feet after the Mother statue look to your right, second row from the road for “Chu-Chu” and you have found the final resting place of actress Michelle Thomas.

Grave Location GPS

40.78889115633002, -74.22465917213852



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