The Morning Press, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, Monday, November 24, 1969
Mrs. Sarah V. Thomas, eighty-five, Catawissa R.D.1, died Sunday morning at nine-forty-five at her home. She had been in failing health nine years and seriously ill three weeks. She was born in Hemlock township, a daughter of the late Dennis and Anna Kuster Welliver. She had lived in Main township since 1906 where she and her late husband, Edward A. Thomas, had operated a farm. He died March 20, 1951. She was a member of Emmanual Lutheran Church, Mainville. Survivors include four children: Mrs. Ruth A Morgan, and Mary, wife of Charles Chamberlain, both of Bloomsburg; Mrs. Pearl Mitchell, Lightstreet Road; Mark E. Thomas, Lightstreet; twelve grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; one brother, Clark W. Welliver, Sag harbor Long Island, N.Y. Funeral services will be Wednesday afternoon at two o'clock in the Dean W. Kriner funeral home, 246 West Main street, town, with the Rev. D.L. Bomboy, retired Lutheran minister, officiating. Burial will be in Columbia Hill cemetery.