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Mabel Thomas

Mabel V. Thomas

Mabel V. Thomas, 88, of Walnutport, passed away August 20, 2012 in her home. She was the wife of the late Joseph D. Thomas. Born in Portsmouth, VA, she was the daughter of the late Harrison & Bertha (Magerstadt) Ellis. Mabel worked at the former Paris Neckware for 24 years as a sewing machine operator before retiring. She was a volunteer at Phoebe Home for 40 years, was member of the Diamond Fire Company Women's Auxiliary, Women's Club and the Slatington Legion Auxiliary. She was a member of St. John's UCC, in Slatington where she was in the choir for 65 years and she also attended the Slatington Baptist Church for numerous years.

Survivors: Daughter, Josephine Higgins, granddaughters, Kelly Higgins & Jasmine Higgins, great grandchildren, Traviss Henry and wife April, Brett Wetzel and wife Brianne, great great grandchildren, Brittni, Madeline, Alaina and Meadow. Mabel was predeceased by her granddaughter, Stefanie Henry.

Services: 11:00am, Friday, August 24, 2012 at St. John's UCC, 15 S. Second St., Slatington. Calling hour, 10-11:00am at the church. Interment to follow at the Union Cemetery, Slatington. Arrangements, Harding Funeral Home, 25-27 N. 2nd St., Slatington.

Contributions: In lieu of flowers, to St. John's UCC, 15 S. Second St, Slatington, PA 18080, Slatington Baptist Church, 509 Main St., Slatington, PA 18080 or the Phoebe Home, 1925 Turner St., Allentown, PA 18104.

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