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Robert F. Thomas

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Wescosville

Robert F. Thomas, 95, of Wescosville, died May 4, 2019, in St. Luke’s Hospital, Quakertown. He was the beloved husband of the late Joan (Riegel) Thomas for 62 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late James A. and Mary (Spear) Thomas.

He was a 1941 graduate of Allentown High School.

He was a World War II veteran in George Patton’s 3rd Army, including the Battle of the Bulge with the 26th Infantry Division.

He was the assistant purchasing agent for Essroc Corp. for 32 years.

He loved spending time with his family at Long Beach Island and watching Philadelphia sports.

He is survived by sons, Robert C. Sr. and his wife, Carol A., of Germansville, David A. and his wife, Christine M., of Allentown; daughter, Beth Selkregg, of Wescosville; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.

Services are private. Arrangements entrusted to the Stephens Funeral Home, Inc., Allentown.