Lois V. Thomas(1913 - 2013)

Lois V. (Crymble) Thomas, age 99, of Mansfield, formerly of Brockton passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at the Epoch Senior Healthcare in Norton. She was the wife of the late Stephen Thomas Sr. Born in Brockton, MA on Oct. 14, 1913, she was daughter of the late Milo C. and Ruth (Snell) Crymble, and the youngest granddaughter of the Varanus Snell, one of the founders of the Town of Brockton. Lois was a 1932 graduate of Brockton High School. She possessed strong athletic skills, playing Semi Pro Basketball during and after high school years, and while in high school was also a member of the Montello Swimming Team and served as a Station Tender of Engine Co. #3 for the City of Brockton Fire Department. She is survived by her children, Linda M. Thomas of Mansfield, Stephen Thomas, Jr. of Marlboro, Donald L. Thomas of Penn Valley, CA and the late NASCAR junior official, John T. Thomas. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Sarah Thomas of Amherst and Gregory Thomas of Mansfield. Funeral services was held on Thursday, June 20, at 10 a.m. in the Congregational Church of Mansfield, 17 West St., Mansfield. Burial was at 12:30 p.m. at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne. Visiting hours were held on Wednesday, June 19, from 5 - 8 p.m. at the Sherman & Jackson Funeral Home, 55 North Main St., Mansfield. Due to the limitation of flowers allowed at the National Cemetery, Loiss family has requested that donations in her memory be made to the charity of ones choice. For complete obituary, visit www.shermanjackson.com.

Funeral Home

Sherman & Jackson Funeral Home
55 North Main Street Mansfield, MA 02048
(508) 339-2000

Published in The Mansfield News from June 15 to June 22, 2013