Marie V. (Reichert) THOMAS

News Death Notice

THOMAS, Marie V. (Reichert) age 82 of Dayton, OH, passed away Monday, June 9, 2014. Marie was born March 18, 1932 in Coldwater, OH, daughter of the late Willibald and Cora (Ranly) Reichert. She was a member of St. Adalbert Catholic Church and the Polish Club. Mrs. Thomas is survived by her husband of 60 years, Edward B. Thomas; 3 sons, Ken, Tony and Steve Thomas; 4 daughters, Karen and Mary Kay Thomas, Donna Fowler and Julie (Mike) Pulaski; 7 grandchildren, Kathleen and Tony Thomas, Laura (Jeremy) Adams, Sarah and Tracy Fowler, Ben and Nick Thomas; brother, Paul (Peggy) Reichert; sister-in-law, Dubie Reichert; brother-in-law, Martin Lokai; many other loving family members and friends. She was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Don and Bob Reichert; 3 sisters, Sr. Mary Bernard Reichert, Helen Lokai and Martha Ann Donohue. The family wishes to extend their sincere appreciation to the nurses aides and staff of Mercy Siena Nursing Home for the wonderful and loving care provided to Marie. She loved all of you. Also, a huge thank you to the nurses aides and staff of VITAS Hospice. We appreciate the comfort and care given to Marie as she made her final journey. Mom, you were the best. We love you and will miss you. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 AM Friday, June 13, 2014 at St. Adalbert Catholic Church, 1212 St. Adalbert Ave., Dayton, OH 45404, Fr. Eric Bowman celebrant. Interment Calvary Cemetery. The family will receive visitors 4:30-7:30 PM Thursday, June 12, 2014 at Baker-Hazel & Snider Funeral Home & Crematory, 5555 Philadelphia Dr., at N. Main St., Dayton, OH 45415. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Dayton or VITAS Hospice, in Marie's memory. Online memories and condolences may be left for the family at

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Baker-Hazel & Snider Funeral Home
5555 Philadelphia Drive Dayton, OH 45415
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Published in Dayton Daily News on June 11, 2014