Jacalyn Silagyi Thomas(1950 - 2014)

Jacalyn Silagyi Thomas died peacefully Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in her home, with her husband and family by her side.She was the beloved wife of Richard Thomas; loving mother of Amy (Michael) Nerone, R. Joseph Thomas, Michael (Tracey) Thomas, James (Gianna) Thomas, Mauri Thomas, Mark Thomas and John (Valerie) Thomas; caring grandmother of Katherine Nerone, Amanda Nerone, Nicholaus Thomas, Sean Nerone, Noah Thomas, Elizabeth Nerone, Ashley Thomas, Luke Thomas, Ellie Thomas, Amelia Thomas and Nathan Thomas; and sister of Bruce Silagyi, Terry Silagyi, Alexis Heckman and Sandra Shepard.Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews.She leaves behind her beloved dog, Belle.Mrs. Thomas received a bachelor's degree in teaching from Slippery Rock University and a master's degree in telecommunications from Clarion University.She taught in Fox Chapel School District, while building a successful bridal and photography business, known as Jacalyn's Lace and Promises. She then went on to build a medical day spa in Peters Township, Spa in the Hollow, and a medical practice specializing in cosmetic services.Mrs. Thomas enjoyed golf, skiing, decorating, architecture and traveling. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family.Friends and family are welcome from 1 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Friday in Beinhauer Funeral Home, 2828 Washington Road, McMurray, 724-941-3211. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 12, in St. Louise de Marillac Church, 320 McMurray Road, Upper St. Clair. Everyone is asked to please meet at church. Entombment will be held in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Peters Township.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hillman Cancer Centre, 5115 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, and/or Animal Friends, 562 Camp Horne Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237. Please add or view tributes at www.beinhauer.com.

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Beinhauer Family Funeral Homes
2828 Washington Road McMurray, PA 15317
724-941-3211

Published in Observer-Reporter from Apr. 10 to Apr. 11, 2014