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Lois A. Thomas, 80, of Sunbury, went to be with her Lord on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, at Nottingham Village, Northumberland.
She was born Dec. 21, 1937, in Sunbury, a daughter of the late Holden and Catherine (Mowery) Shoop. She was married to Paul I. Thomas who preceded her in death.

Lois was a 1955 graduate of Sunbury High School.
She worked most recently as an administrative assistant for the Sunbury Housing Authority until her retirement in 2011.
Lois was a faithful member of Christ Community United Methodist Church, R.R. 5, Selinsgrove.
Her door was always open for visitors and those who needed a listening ear, and she loved telling very animated stories about her life. Lois was deeply devoted to her family, and her happiest times were spent with her granddaughters, and great-granddaughter.

She is survived by one daughter, Julie A. Thomas, of Sunbury; three granddaughters, Ashley R. Thomas, and fiance, Barry E. Heller Jr., both of Sunbury, Brooke A. (Thomas) Landis and her husband Ryan, of Milton, and Erica M. Thomas, of Sunbury; and one great-granddaughter, Makenzie R. Landis, of Milton.
She was preceded in death by one son, David A. Thomas.

A visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at Christ Community Methodist Church, Selinsgrove, followed by a memorial service at 11. A meal will follow the service.

Should friends desire, memorial gifts may be made in loving memory of Lois to Northumberland Christian School, 351 Fifth Street, Northumberland, PA 17857.

Arrangements are by the Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury.
Published on January 4, 2018
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