Florence Loretta Thomas, 78

PHOENIX, NY – Florence Loretta Thomas, 78, of Fulton, NY, passed away on Monday October 13, 2014, at Oswego Hospital.

She was born in Syracuse, to her late parents Cora (Fuller) and Grover Sweeting on October 20, 1935.

Florence Loretta Thomas
Florence Loretta Thomas

She was a fine homemaker and a loving mom.

Florence was predeceased by her husband, William E. Thomas Jr., on October 24, 1986; her son Russell E. Thomas, on May 17, 1980.

Surviving are her daughters, Donna L. Kent and Elizabeth Cooper; her sons,  Charles E. Thomas and William E. Thomas III; a brother, James Sweeting; two sisters, Martha Fedele and Harriet Marks; 16 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Calling hours will be on Thursday from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., followed by a 1 p.m. funeral service with the Rev. Terry E. Millbyer officiating all in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix.

Burial in Ira Union Cemetery, town of Ira, NY.