|Birth: ||Jul. 8, 1920|
|Death: ||Jul. 6, 2007|
ROCKLAND – Virginia H. Thomas, 86 passed away peacefully, Friday, July 6, 2007 at Maine Veterans Home in Bangor. Born in Rockland, July 8, 1920, she was the daughter of Ervin and Hazel (Haskell) Haskell.
Virginia spent much of her youth with her paternal grandparents. Her grandmother taught her many skills that lasted a lifetime such as knitting and sewing. Virginia was a 1938 graduate of Rockland High School where she was an active athlete, class treasurer and member of the National Honor Society. She loved the outdoors and participated and received awards in many winter sports.
Virginia married Clayton H. Thomas in 1947. The couple resided in Rockland until Virginia moved to Bangor in 2003.
Throughout her life Virginia worked in many local businesses as bookkeeper and office manager including Maritime Fuels, Holmes Packing and Kalloch Fuel Service.
Predeceased by her husband in 1992; her sister Mary and brother-in-law Julian, Virginia is survived by her much loved daughter, Mary Elizabeth Thomas and her husband Calvin Luther of Bucksport; four grandchildren, Melanie Paquette-McNerlin and her husband Brian of Portland, Oregon, Craig Paquette of Washington, Elizabeth Spaulding of Old Town, Jason Spaulding and his wife Heather of Bradley; two very special nephews, John Williamson and his wife Rosie El Tajo-Williamson of Pittston, Mark Williamson and his wife Mary Sturtevant-Williamson of Gardiner; sister-in-law Avis Barnes of Montpelier, Vermont; a grand-niece, grand-nephew and great-grandchildren.
Interment will be at Achorn Cemetery. (Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins on-line)
Created by: Bev Winship
Record added: Dec 31, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63543149
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