|Birth: ||Oct. 17, 1919|
|Death: ||May 17, 2011|
W/o Paul L. Thomas Sr. (11 Oct 1915 - 20 Jan 1993)
This obituary is from the Wednesday, May 18, 2011 edition of the Press Enterprise.
Dorothy S. Thomas
Private services for Bloomsburg woman
Dorothy S. Thomas, age 91, formerly of East 10th Street, Bloomsburg, died at 10:06 a.m. Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at Balanced Care At Bloomsburg, a nursing facility in Scott Township, where she was a patient since February.
Born in Bloomsburg on Oct. 17, 1919, she was a daughter of the late Lillian Mae (Sorber) Evans Cook. She spent her entire life in Bloomsburg, and was a 1937 graduate of Bloomsburg High School.
In her early life, she was employed by the former Magee Carpet Co. and later she was employed in the food service program at the former Bloomsburg State College, retiring in 1979.
She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Espy. She also belonged to the Bloomsburg Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star and the Bloomsburg Hospital Auxiliary.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Paul L. Thomas Sr., on Jan. 20, 1993; by a brother, Dewey Evans Jr.; and three sisters: Beverly June Simons; Larissa Lumpkin; and Virginia Hippensteel.
Surviving are four children: Paul L. Thomas II and his wife, Jackie, Sherwood Village, Bloomsburg; Brenda, wife of William H. Benscoter, Berwick; Mark W. Thomas and his wife, Sandra, Danville; Dale L. Thomas and his wife, Debbie, Orangeville; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Private funeral services will be held from the Dean W. Kriner Inc. Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 325 Market St., Bloomsburg, with her pastor, the Rev. Gordon E. Smith, officiating. Interment in St. Peter's (Grovania) Cemetery.
There will be no visitation. The family will provide flowers. Memorials may be sent to St. John Lutheran Church, 2575 Old Berwick Road, Bloomsburg, PA 17815.
To sign the guest book or to send a message of condolence, please go to: www.krinerfuneralhomes.com.
Paul L. Thomas (1915 - 1993)*
Saint Peters Lutheran Cemetery
Created by: Rich Stackhouse
Record added: Feb 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86000092