Obituary – Rita Ellen Thomas
Rita Ellen Thomas died on February 20, 2013.
Sadly, Rita Ellen Thomas died at the age of 59 on February 20, 2013 in her home in Warwick, MD, surrounded by her loving family,
Rita was a loving and devoted mother to her daughter, Jamie Jintian Thomas. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by a sister Mary Patricia Thomas Mason. She is also survived by two brothers John Thomas (Joanne Salvetteri) of Pasadena, MD and David Thomas (Jacqueline) of Hamilton, NJ; a sister Anne Donahoe (Tom) of Rancho Santa Fe, CA; brother in-law William Mason of Palm Springs; nieces and nephews, Cleve Mason, Brent Mason, Jonathan & Minette Thomas, Rebecca & Mike Jacobs, Chloe’ & Felipe Contreras, Conor Thomas, Kevin and Andrea Donahoe, John Donahoe, Katherine and Nasry Malak, Michael Donahoe, and Elizabeth Donahoe; her business partner and cherished friends, Scott and Vickie Mason, and their family, and many beloved friends.
Rita was 1971 grad of Oakmont High School.
A visitation will be held on Sunday, February 24 from 9 to 11 am in the Galena Funeral Home of Stephen L. Schaech, 118 West Cross Street, Galena, MD where a memorial service will begin at 11 am.
Memorials may be offered to the Patient Free Care Fund, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, P.O. Box 27106, New York, NY. 10087.