Edward C. Thomas Sylvania service man


April 08, 1991

Memorial services for Edward C. Thomas, a Sylvania GTE Lighting Corp. service man and free-lance photographer, will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, 5602 Johnnycake Road.

Mr. Thomas, who was 41, died Friday at his home in Hanover, Pa., after a long illness.

Born in Baltimore, he was a 1967 graduate of Woodlawn High School and attended Catonsville Community College. While in high school, he was a volunteer for the Baltimore County Recreation and Parks Department and had worked at several movie theaters as a projectionist.

He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1968 to 1972.

Among his many hobbies, Mr. Thomas enjoyed camping, electronics, watching old movies and listening to classical music. He also had been the photographer for the Baltimore Colts Marching Band.

Mr. Thomas worked for Sylvania for the past three years, repairing light fixtures at area businesses and banks. He also had worked in the photo typesetting department of the American Graphics Arts Co. in Woodlawn for 10 years.

He is survived by his parents, James A. and Marian E. Thomas of Edmondson Heights; two brothers, Eugene F. Thomas of Klamath Falls, Ore., and Philip J. Thomas of Edmondson Heights; two sisters, Catherine M. Kucherer of Pasadena and Ruth A. Lowes of Hanover, Pa.; and his grandmother, Margaret M. Thomas, also of Edmondson Heights.

The family suggested that donations be made to the Hanover General Hospital Special Needs Fund, 300 Highland Ave., Hanover, Pa. 17331.

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