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Wayne G Thomas

January 30, 1936 - March 6, 2020

U.S. Veteran

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Wayne G. Thomas, Edwardsville, died Friday in the Timber Ridge Health Care Center after an illness. His wife of 57 years is the former Ida Denise Brown.

Born in Nanticoke, he was the son of the late Sidney and Ada May Thomas. Wayne served honorably in the United States Navy and Army. Upon his discharge from the Navy he reenlisted in the Army. He served with the 101st Airborne as a paratrooper. Prior to his retirement he was employed by the VA Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre.

Wayne loved to laugh and have fun. He will be deeply missed by all who were blessed to have known him.

The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to the nurses, aides and staff at the Timber Ridge Health Care Center for the dedicated, kind and loving care they provided Wayne.

Also surviving are children Wayne, Donna and Kim Sherin and husband Steve; grandchildren Derek and wife Keri, Chad, Kyle, Dalton and Dakota Thomas, Katie, Nicki and Matt Sherin and Kevin Thomas, Jr.; sister Ruthann Sokoloski.

He was also preceded in death by his children Kevin and Rachel; a sister Jean Schweizer.

As per Wayne’s request there will be no services.

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