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Fairy M. Thoman

York - Fairy M. (Smith) Thoman, 92, went to Heaven, Saturday, June 9, 2018 at York Hospital. She was the wife of the late Dick Thoman. Dick and Fairy celebrated their 73rd wedding anniversary July 9, 2017.

Fairy was born May 4, 1926 in York, the daughter of the late Jacob P. and Ethel E. (Eisenhower) Smith.

She worked alongside her husband in their business, Richard A. Thoman, Inc., for 60 years before retiring in 2012. In addition, she was a devoted full-time Mother and homemaker.

Fairy is survived by her children, Judy and husband, Kerry, Rick, John and wife, Lowella; grandchildren, Gene and fiancée, Michelle, Ben and wife, Crystal, Ryan and wife, Kate, and Gabe; great-granddaughters, Taylor and husband, Matt, Brooke, Faith, and Ella; and great-grandson, Graham. She is also survived by her sister, Jean; and brothers, Jack and Dennis. In addition to her husband, Fairy was preceded in death by her daughter, Sandra; sister, Doris; brothers, Floyd, Leon, and Glenn.

A funeral service will be held Saturday June 16 at 11 a.m. at John W. Keffer Funeral Home, 2114 W. Market St., York. Viewing will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. before the service. The Rev. Keith Berkheiser II will officiate. Burial will follow in Jefferson Cemetery.

Fairy touched all who knew her with her love and tenderness. Those of us left behind will always cherish our special memories of her. We will hear her voice in every hymn and see her smile in every flower.

The family would like to extend sincere appreciation for the special care shown by the staff of York Hospital, 4 Main, to Fairy during her final days.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to EICM International, PO Box 183, Mt. Joy, PA 17552, or to Hospice and Community Care, 4075 Old Harrisburg Pike, Mt. Joy, PA 17552.
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on June 13, 2018
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