Harry W. Thomas Jr.

Born: Mon., Jul. 30, 1923
Died: Fri., Jul. 17, 2020


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Tue., Jul. 21, 2020
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Jul. 21, 2020
Location: Hart Funeral Home Inc

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Wed., Jul. 22, 2020
Location: Hart Funeral Home Inc

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Harry W. Thomas, Jr., 96, of Murrysville, died Friday, July 17, 2020 at UPMC East.  He was born July 30, 1923 in Oak Hill, PA.  He was the son of the late Harry W. Thomas Sr. and Elda (Brendlinger) Thomas.  He was a 1941 graduate of Pitcairn High School and served in WWII as a staff sergeant in the Headquarters Company of the 295th Engineer.  He worked for the Union Railroad from 1941 until his retirement as a Yardmaster in 1983.  Golf was a passion for Harry, and he golfed up to a month before his death.  He was a member of the Hilltop Golf League for over 50 years at Manor Valley Golf Course.  Harry was preceded in death by his wife, Violet Jean Thomas; and two sisters, Donna Lacock and Elda Kebbel.  He is survived by his brother, J. Russell Thomas (Clara) of Murrysville, and his two sons, Mark Thomas (Amy) of Murrysville and Glenn Thomas (Bobbie) of Greer, SC.  Harry had three grandchildren, Stephanie (Thomas) Chapman, Joel Thomas and Emily Thomas; and two great-grandchildren, Anna and Noah Chapman.  Visitation is 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Hart Funeral Home, Inc., Murrysville.  A funeral service will be held in the funeral home at 11 a.m. Wednesday with Rev. Mark Thomas officiating.  Entombment will follow at Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Cornerstone Ministries, 2200 Cornerstone Lane, Murrysville, PA 15632.

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Larry & Becky Teachey
   Posted Mon July 20, 2020
Our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Harry W. Thomas Jr.
We thank God for his life and particularly for Mr. Thomas service to our great country while serving in the US Army.
May the God of comfort and peace be with the family and friends of Mr. Harry W. Thomas

Harry & Dottie Leavengood
   Posted Mon July 20, 2020
Being a golfer myself, I always enjoyed Glenn talking about how his Dad played golf right up into his 90's. He was a fine example of how to enjoy your later life. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family as I know he will be missed.

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