Jannet Thresa Thomas, age 89, resident of 25387 Mackey Hill Road, Cambridge Springs, PA since 1948, passed away on Thursday, September 8, 2011 at Edinboro Manor, Edinboro. She had been a resident there since April of this year. Born in Erie, PA on September 9, 1921, Jannet was a daughter of the late David Nash and Minnie Thren Nash. On April 5, 1941, she married Albert M. Thomas and he preceded her in death on November 7, 1994.

Thomas, Jannet ThresaA home maker, Jannet was an active member of Mackey Hill United Methodist Church. She was very interested in their Sunday School program, was a teacher for many years and was a director of all their Sunday School programs including the special ones at Christmas and Easter. Jannet also served as a counselor for the Church Camp at Findlay Lake. Another position which Jannet served in her Church was being Treasurer for many years. When the Church closed she became a member of the Brown Hill United Methodist Church. Jannet and her late husband also enjoyed square dancing (they both belonged to a square dance club in Waterford for over twelve years) and playing golf several times a week for a number of years.

Jannet has three children which survive her, a daughter – Carol Jane Kline and her husband, Edgar of Knox, PA; and two sons – Edward Albert Thomas and his wife, Sharon of Dothan, AL and Daniel Martin Thomas and his wife, Patricia of Cambridge Springs. She is also survived by ten grandchildren, twenty four great grandchildren, and a great great grandchild. Jannet was preceded in death in addition to her parents and husband, by two sisters – Gertrude Deeter and Minnie Deeter, and by a brother – Harold Nash.

Friends may call at the Van Matre Family Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 and are invited to attend funeral services there on Monday at 11:00 a.m. Reverend Paul Thomas will officiate. Interment will be in Millers Station Cemetery.