John E. Thomas
Feb. 23, 2013
John E. Thomas, 79, of Harding, formerly of Kingston and Exeter, passed away Saturday at Hospice Community Care at Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.
Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was a son of the late William F. Thomas and Mignonette Reilly. John was employed by The Municipality of Kingston as a truck driver until his retirement. John was a veteran of the U.S. Army. John was a member of the VFW Post 396 Wyoming and also Sons of the American Legion Post 644 in Swoyersville and also the Wyoming Hose Co. No. 2 in Wyoming.
John was proceeded in death by his daughter, Patricia Ann Thomas; brothers William F. Thomas and Richard Thomas; sister Ruth Szela.
John is survived by his sons, Jack and his wife, Aine Thomas of Harding; James Thomas of Kingston; brothers Robert F. Thomas and his wife, Barbara, of Forty Fort; Daniel Thomas and his wife, Rita, of Kingston; sisters Mignonette Heenan of Yucapia, Calif., and Jane Blaum of Wilkes-Barre; six grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Howell-Lussi Funeral Home, 509 Wyoming Ave., West Pittston. Friends may call 4 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Blue Chip Farms, 974 Lockville Road, Dallas, PA 18612.
Howell-Lussi Funeral Home
509 Wyoming Avenue West Pittston, PA 18643
Published in Times Leader on Feb. 25, 2013