Rosemarie Thoma

Rosemarie Thoma, 48, of Forty Fort passed away Tuesday morning, Nov. 20, 2012, at her home.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Dorothy Oliver Farrell.

Rosemarie attended James M. Coughlin High School and was a homemaker most of her life. She was an avid New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox and Notre Dame fan.

She was preceded in death by her sisters, Elizabeth (Beth) Rosiak and Kaylee Farrell.

Surviving are her son, Army Spc. Frank Thoma and his wife, Shelly, Fort Bliss, Texas; daughters, Stephanie Thoma, New Hampshire; and Kristen Thoma, Massachusetts; grandsons, Hayden and James; brother, Joseph Farrell and his wife, Ann, Wilkes-Barre; sisters, Patricia Zadora and her husband, Trent, Warrior Run; and Michele Bitner and her husband, Jeffrey, Ashley; brother-in-law, Gary Rosiak, Warrior Run; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. Monday at Corcoran Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Main St., Plains Township. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday.

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Published in Citizens' Voice on Nov. 24, 2012