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Norma L. Thomas


1927 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Norma L. Thomas Obituary
Norma Thomas passed away on November 27, 2017 at her home in Atascadero at the age of 90. She was born in Prairie City, Oregon but raised in southern California. She is survived by her children, Linda Sainz, Lisa Phelps (Dennis) and Bill Thomas (Joyce). She also leaves behind five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Norma had a long and distinguished career as an educator in the El Monte City School District. She served as a teacher, administrator and school board member. She was known as an outstanding educator and a wonderful human being who had a genuine concern and sensitivity for students, parents and staff. After the loss of her husband, Jim, she moved to Atascadero in 2001 with her daughter Linda Sainz. There she continued to serve the community as a volunteer in the Atascadero Library, the Atascadero Police Department and CRTA. She was loved by many for her kindness, generosity of spirit and caring demeanor. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

A Memorial Service will be held for Norma at 11:00 AM on January 6th at Sierra Madre Congregational Church, 170 W. Sierra Madre Blvd, Sierra Madre.
Published in San Gabriel Valley Tribune on Jan. 3, 2018
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