Jerry D. Thomas, 81, of Stoneham, Pa., died Friday evening, Jan. 21, 2022, at Warren General Hospital, Warren, Pa., after a brief illness.
Jerry was born April 19, 1940, in Glen Campbell, Pa. He was the son of Walter and Viola Ryan Thomas.
He was a lifelong resident of Stoneham, Pa. He had served during the Vietnam War, with the U. S. Army as a specialist. Jerry was employed as a heavy equipment operator with Jack Wert John Allen and IPSCO.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Jerry was a member of the Warren Eagles Aerie, Warren American Legion Post 135, Sugar Grove AMVETS Post 50.
He is lovingly remembered by his family, as a man who was a jack-of-all trades, who tinkered in his garage and was always busy. He enjoyed helping people and spending time with them over a beer. He loved spending time with his Chihuahua’s, Coco, and Casper.
Jerry is survived by his wife of 61 years, Donna Albaugh Thomas, whom he married July 30, 1960, in Sheffield, Pa.; one son, Timothy A. Thomas, and his companion, Erin of Stoneham, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Berdean E. Thomas.
A private funeral service will be conducted at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Warren County Memorial Park.
Those wishing to place memorials may do so through the Clarendon Volunteer Fire Department, 17 N. Main St., Clarendon, PA. 16313.
E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www. lewisfuneralhomeinc.com The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.