YORK Gloria R. "Dolly" Thomas, 82, died on June 30, 2013, at Manor Care Health Services-Kingston Court. She was the wife of the late Spurgeon Thomas. Born August 21, 1930, in York, she was the daughter of the late Ivan and Blanche (Jacobs) Kleiman. She was a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Dallastown. Dolly was a faithful follower of Christ and believed in living the simple life. She was loved by and will be deeply missed by all who knew her. She is survived by two daughters, Vickie L. Weikert and her husband, Alan of York and Jewel A. Thomas and her fiance, John Tyson of York; a son, Thomas E. Thomas and his wife, Janet of York; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and a sister, B. Virginia "Ginny" Lefever of Dover. Gloria was preceded in death by a brother, Ivan "Bub" Kleiman; and a sister, Mary Hall. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday July 3, 2013, at Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 109 E. Main St., Dallastown, with her pastor, the Rev. Roger H. Mentzer, officiating. A viewing will be held on Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 109 E. Main St., Dallastown, PA 17313; or to
. The Etzweiler Funeral Home, 1111 E. Market St., York, is in charge of arrangements. www.etzweiler.com
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on July 2, 2013