Betty J. Thomas, 85, formerly of Falconer passed away Sunday (May 1, 2022) in Heritage Park Rehab and Skilled Nursings.
A lifelong area resident she was born May 30, 1936, in Jamestown, the daughter of the late Elmer E. and Caroline McIntire Swan Sr.
Betty was a 1954 graduate of Southwestern High School and prior to retirement was employed by Falconer Central School retiring in 2001.
She enjoyed spending time with her family, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Betty also enjoyed reading, listening to country music, gardening, and taking care of her home.
Surviving are three children: Gary F. Thomas Jr. of Canandaigua, Belinda (Donald Jr.) Burgeson of Killeen, TX, Jeffrey (Lily) Thomas of Akron, OH; eight grandchildren: Phillip Thomas, Peter Thomas, Sean Thomas, Shane Burgeson, Kellie Eaton, Joslyn Thomas, Dylan Thomas, Jordyn Thomas; three great grandchildren: Jonathan Neve, Zoe Eaton, Braydon Burgeson; a brother Elmer Swan Jr. and a sister Helen English.
She was preceded in death by her husband Gary F. Thomas, Sr., whom she married March 16, 1956, in Sugar Grove, PA, who died January 20, 2009 and a sister Donna Lardner.
A private service will be held at the convenience of the family. Inurnment will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Falconer, NY.
Visitation will not be observed.
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We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Falconer Funeral Home