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Mary E. Thomas, 92

December 30, 2008

JULY 9, 1916-DEC. 28, 2008

SHARPSBURG - Mary Elizabeth Thomas, 92, formerly of Sharpsburg, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008, at Ravenwood Lutheran Home, Hagerstown.

Born July 9, 1916, in Sharpsburg, she was the daughter of the late Guy Stanley and Lillian Bertha Palmer Thomas.

She was a graduate of Boonsboro High School in 1934 and received her bachelor of arts degree from Shepherd College in 1938.

She taught school at Sharpsburg and other elementary schools for more than 34 years, retiring in 1975.

She was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church.

She was a member of Washington County Retired Teacher's Association, Maryland Retired Teacher's Association and P.T.A.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Alta Cordle; and one brother, Albert Thomas.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mountain View Cemetery, Sharpsburg. The Rev. Darrell L. Layman will officiate.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 24 E. Baltimore St., Funkstown, MD 21734.

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Arrangements are by Osborne Funeral Home, Williamsport.

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