Esther S. Thomas 77, of Tunkhannock died Sunday morning, March 1, 2014, at the Golden Living Center in Tunkhannock.
She is survived by her husband Raymond Thomas; they would have celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary in May.
She was born Sept. 25, 1936, in Scranton, daughter of the late Anthony and Helen Balla Kudalsky.
Esther worked for the Tunkhannock Area School District as an aide for 27 years.
She was preceded in death by her brother Anthony Kudalsky Jr.
She is survived by her daughters: Bonnie McSherry and husband Jack of Conestoga, and Laurie Parry and husband Rob of Tunkhannock; brother Wallace Kudalsky of Dalton; and sister Shirley Kudalsky of Troop.
She is also survived by grandchildren: Thomas and Robert Parry IV of Tunkhannock, Amanda and husband Jeremiah Case of Tunkhannock, and Christina McSherry of Lancaster; and great grandchildren: Parker Case and Sophia McGovern.
Funeral services will be held Friday, March 7, at 11 a.m. from the Tunkhannock United Methodist Church with Pastor Peter F. Geschwindner officiating.
Interment will be in Sunnyside Cemetery, Tunkhannock.
Friends and family may call at the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 West Tioga St., Tunkhannock, Thursday evening, March 6, from 5 to 7.
The family would like to thank the Golden Living Staff for all the love and care they gave to Esther.
In lieu of flowers please send Memorial Contributions to the Tunkhannock United Methodist Church in Esther's name.
For directions and online condolences, please visit www.sheldonkukuchkafuneralhome.com.