Paul Thomas

Obituary of Paul Roderick Thomas

Paul "Doc" Roderick Thomas, age 87 of Sweet Valley, went to be with his dear Lord Jesus on Sunday, April 4, 2021 at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Hunlock Creek on July 2, 1933 and was the son of the late William Clayton and Frances Bonham Thomas. Paul retired from Maier's Bakery, Berwick in 1995 and later worked part-time at Huntsville Golf Club until the age of 82. He was an avid Phillies fan, golfer, hunter, bowler, and softball player. Paul was a member of the Calvary Bible Chapel, Hunlock Creek. He was known for his faithful devotion to his Lord. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother, Ronald Thomas and granddaughter, Rachael Thomas. Paul is survived by his loving wife, the former Joyce Ann Shalata; son, Brian and his wife Karla of Shickshinny; daughters, Judy Blaine of Wilkes-Barre, Claytonna Sorber and her husband David of Sweet Valley and Stacey Krawczeniuk and her husband Bo of Wilkes-Barre; brother, Richard D. Thomas and his wife Joyce of Sweet Valley; sister, Cheryl Thomas and her husband Chuck of Sweet Valley; grandchildren, Roderick, Nathaniel, Derrick, Nicholas, Clint, Alicia, Ryan, Jake, Rebecca, Luke, Leah, and Emma; great-granddaughters, Mia, Brooklyn, and Jade; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 3:00 PM from the Calvary Bible Chapel, 362 Hunlock Harveyville Rd., Hunlock Creek, PA 18621 with Pastor Neil Martin, officiating. Visitation will be from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in Oakdale Cemetery, Hunlock Creek. Arrangements are by the Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc., corner of routes 29 and 118, Pikes Creek. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Calvary Bible Chapel, 362 Hunlock Harveyville Rd., Hunlock Creek, PA 18621. The family would like to extend a special thank you to his loving caregivers and the nurses at Compassus Hospice for their compassionate care given to Paul. Online condolences can be made at clswansonfuneralhome.com
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Thursday
8
April

Visitation at Church

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday, April 8, 2021
Calvary Bible Chapel
362 Hunlock-Harveyville Road
Hunlock Creek, Pennsylvania, United States
Thursday
8
April

Funeral Service at Church

3:00 pm
Thursday, April 8, 2021
Calvary Bible Chapel
362 Hunlock-Harveyville Road
Hunlock Creek, Pennsylvania, United States
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