WRIGHTSVILLE Joyce A. Thomas, 87, died on Wednesday, February 5, 2014, at St. Anne's Retirement Community in Columbia. She was born in Wrightsville, to her parents, the late Guy Clinton and Florence (Blanck) Thomas. Joyce was a retired legal secretary for the late Attorney Judson E. Ruch. She retired in 1990 with 27 years of service. She was a graduate of Wrightsville High School and Thompson Business College. She was also a former employee of First National Bank of Wrightsville, served as Eastern School Tax Collector, and was a self-employed dance instructor and piano teacher. She was a member of Historic Wrightsville, Wrightsville High School Alumni Association, and the Eastern Area Senior Center. Following cremation, a memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday February 12, 2014, at the Etzweiler Funeral Home, Inc., 700 Hellam St., Wrightsville. The Rev. Charles A. Deutsch, Pastor of the Ironville United Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Historic Wrightsville, 309 Locust St., Wrightsville, PA 17368. www.etzweiler.com
Etzweiler Funeral Home, Inc.
700 Hellam Street Wrightsville, PA 17368
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Feb. 7, 2014