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Obituary of Robert Thomas
Robert "Bob" M. Thomas age 88 of Mainesburg, PA died Friday, May 24, 2019 at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, PA. Bob was the husband of Nancy (Hitchcock) Thomas. He was born on August 8, 1930 in Nelson, PA a son of Clarence and Mary (Finch) Thomas. Bob had been a Sullivan Township Road Supervisor and also worked for EMTA. He was inducted in to the Tioga County Sports Hall of Fame for baseball, basketball, football, and bowling. He enjoyed playing baseball and softball into his 60's. Bob had been a former member of the Mansfield Fire Hall.
Bob is survived by his wife, Nancy; two daughters and a son-in-law, Melinda Fekety of Winter Haven, FL, Barb and Anthony Masciantonio of Johnstown, PA; two sons and daughters-in-law, Bill and Lynne Thomas of Mansfield, PA, Brian and Beth Thomas of Jarvisburg, NC; two step sons and step daughters-in-law, Paul and Kathy Chamberlain of Mainesburg, PA, Andrew and Pam Chamberlain of Millerton, PA, 25 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren and one on the way, 1 great great granddaughter; a sister and brother-in-law Elaine and Wayne Strange of Mainesburg, PA; a brother, Clifford Thomas of Mansfield, PA. Bob was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty (Bohart) Thomas in 1980; a daughter, Susan (Hall) Thomas in 2003; three brothers, Doug, Don and Arnold Thomas and a sister Irene Dunkelburger.
Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 from 11 AM to 1 PM at the Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc. 637 S. Main St., Mansfield PA. Funeral services will take place immediately following the viewing at 1 PM at the funeral home with Pastor Eddie Trask officiating. Burial will be in Tioga County Memorial Gardens, Mansfield, PA. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Mansfield Little League, c/o Erick Cummings, PO Box 315 Mansfield, PA 16933.
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