John Thomas III

John H. Thomas III

1943 - 2024

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John " Jack" Henry Thomas III, 80 of the Hilldale section of plains. Passed away peacefully at home 6-10-2024 surrounded by his wife and daughters. Born in Wilkes Barre on October 25, 1943, he was the son of the late John H Thomas Jr and Ann K Stanton Thomas. He grew up on the south side of town and attended EL Meyers High School. Jack worked in residential construction for fifty years until retirement, joining the Carpenters Union of Philadelphia for a short time mid-career. He met Jeanette Pechulis and they were married July 3,1993. They lived in north Wilkes barre, Ashley, then in his retirement moved to Hilldale. There Jack continued his hobbies of watching car racing and football, as well as hunting, fishing and tending to his garden. Jack enjoyed his hot tea and listening to Alabama. Jack was a dedicated and loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and great grandfather. He was a great friend to many. Jack is preceded in death by his loving parents John and Ann, brother Ernest and sister Mary. Surviving to mourn are his wife of thirty years Jeanette, daughters Dee Ann White, Ann Marie Kocher and Amber Thomas, brothers and sisters Robert, Carol, Bob, Billy, John, Delbert and George, along with 8 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren, with many nieces and nephews. Friends and family are invited to attend a memorial visitation to be held Saturday, June 15, 2024 from 9-11 At Yanaitis Funeral Home Inc. A Funeral Service will begin at 11:00 a.m. officiated by the Rev. Dennis Gray.
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Saturday
15
June

Memorial Visitation

9:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, June 15, 2024
YANAITIS FUNERAL HOME INC.
55 Stark Street
Plains, Pennsylvania, United States
5708222416
Saturday
15
June

Funeral Service

11:00 am - 11:30 am
Saturday, June 15, 2024
YANAITIS FUNERAL HOME INC.
55 Stark Street
Plains, Pennsylvania, United States
5708222416
Officiated by Rev. Dennis Gray
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