Warren Lee Thomas Obituary

Warren Lee Thomas

<p>Warren Lee Thomas&nbsp; 88, of Houtzdale passed away Saturday September 5, 2020 at his residence.&nbsp;</p> <p>Born May 2, 1932 in Brisbin, he was a son of the late Cyril and Jennette (Lobb) Thomas.</p> <p>Lee was an active member of the First United Methodist Church, Houtzdale, the Osceola Masonic Lodge #515&nbsp;F&amp;AM,&nbsp; member and dedicated volunteer for the Houtzdale-Ramey EMS, and the Houtzdale Fire Co. for many years.</p> <p>He retired from Sears in 1993, where he was employed as &nbsp;a service technician for over 25 years .</p> <p>Lee served honorable with the United State Army.</p> <p>He&nbsp; loved watching his grandchildren play sports, Friday morning breakfast with his family, fishing and camping.</p> <p>On October 16, 1953 in the First United Methodist Church, Houtzdale, he&nbsp;married Shirley (Hensel) Thomas, who preceded him in death on January 11, 2008.</p> <p>Surviving&nbsp; is a&nbsp; son Rick (Beth) Thomas of Ramey, seven &nbsp;grandchildren; Harmony Switala, Shannon (Keagen) Forman, Matthew Kephart, Kelsey (Scott) Gulish, Brandon, Ryan and Devin Thomas.</p> <p>Also surviving are five great grandchildren, Chris and Lily Switala, Jace and Malia Forman, Aria Gulish and a brother John William Thomas of Jamestown, NY.</p> <p>Lee was preceded in death by his parents, wife, two &nbsp;daughter Luann Washel on May 19, 2015, Holly Kay Kephart on May 29, 2020 and a brother Calvin Gene Thomas.</p> <p>Rev. Robert Ford will preside over a&nbsp; Memorial Service at the Birger A Freeberg Funeral Home Inc, Houtzdale on&nbsp; Saturday September 12, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.</p> <p>Friends will be received at the funeral home Saturday &nbsp;from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m.</p> <p>Donations may be made in Lee&#39;s memory to First United Methodist Church, 811 Clara Street, Houtzdale, Pa. or Houtzdale-Ramey EMS, Box224, Houtzdale, Pa. 16651.</p> <p>Interment will follow in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Brisbin</p> <p>Online condolences may be made to the family at www.birgerafreebergfuneralhome.com.</p>
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Warren Lee Thomas  88, of Houtzdale passed away Saturday September 5, 2020 at his residence. 

Born May 2, 1932 in Brisbin, he was a son of the late Cyril and Jennette (Lobb) Thomas.

Lee was an active member of the First United Methodist Church, Houtzdale, the Osceola Masonic Lodge #515 F&AM,  member and dedicated volunteer for the Houtzdale-Ramey EMS, and the Houtzdale Fire Co. for many years.

He retired from Sears in 1993, where he was emp...

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Memorial Service
Saturday, September 12 2020
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Birger A. Freeberg Funeral Home Inc.
200 David Street
Houtzdale, PA 16651
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