The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

May 16, 2013

Lois A. Thomas, 71, Milton


The Daily Item

— MILTON — Lois A. Thomas, 71, of Prospect Avenue, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at her home.

She was born Nov. 9, 1941, in Providence, R.I., a daughter of the late Henry Y. and Florence P. (O’Brien) Olney. She was married on Nov. 14, 1987, to John E. Thomas, who survives.

Lois graduated from Catonsville High School in Maryland.

She was employed by Leer in Milton, McDonald’s in Lewisburg, the Milton Shoe factory and as blood services coordinator for the Upper Northumberland County Chapter of the American Red Cross.

She was a member of Christ Episcopal Church, Milton, and a member of Purls, the Red Hat Society and the Friday Night Gang.

Lois was a rock to everybody and was a great lady.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by three children and their spouses, Lorraine and David Nance, of Winchester, Va., Kevin and Tara Robosson, of Kitty Hawk, N.C., and James Robosson, of Milton; two stepchildren and their spouses, John and Karen Thomas, of Paxtang, and Krista and Steve Cagg, of Savannah, Ga.; one sister, Lynne Conklin, of Graysonville, Md.; three grandchildren, Jennifer Currier, Michelle Mance and Christopher Torgler; two stepgrandchildren, J.T. Thomas and Aubrey Thomas; one niece, Karen Endley; and one nephew, Mark Conklin.

Friends and relatives will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday in the Shaw Funeral Home, 400 N. Front St., Milton, followed by a memorial service at 11 with the Rev. Nancy Shank officiating.