Ruth E. Thomas died March 29, 2017 at Bethany Village in Horseheads, NY. She was born in Wabash, Indiana, the daughter of Samuel L. and Lillie M. Pence Ewald.
Ruth is survived by son Jon R. Thomas and wife Judy of Addison, NY; daughter, Cheryl Thomas and husband Don Hess of Raleigh, NC; two grandsons, Layne Thomas and wife Bobbie Lynn of Epsom, NH and Derrick DePriest and wife Gabriele of Cary, NC. Also, great grandchildren Jackson, Owen, Samuel and Gweneth Thomas, and Mattingly DePriest.
Ruth was preceded in death by her husband Edgar L. Thomas of Westfield, NY; her grandson, Captain Matthew Thomas, USMC; three brothers, Robert Ewald of Fairfield, OH, John Ewald of Indianapolis, IN and C. Gene Ewald of Ft. Wayne, IN.
Memorials are suggested to a charity of one's choice.
Arrangements are by Carpenter-Flint Funeral Home of Addison, NY. There will be no calling hours.