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April 26, 2014

Marge K. Thomas

Marge K. Thomas

ONEONTA — Marge K. Thomas, 81, of Oneonta, passed away Thursday, April 24, 2014, at the A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital, Oneonta.

She was born April 8, 1933, in Brooklyn, the daughter of the late Michael and Margareta (Karius) Lohrmann.

On Dec. 20, 1952, Marge married Richard Thomas in Queens. Together they shared 61 years of marriage and two beautiful children.

Marge worked for Double Day Books in Garden City, Long Island, in the Royalty Department for many years until her retirement.

For many years, Marge and Richard would come to their property in Oneonta and finally settled here after their retirement. They enjoyed the peace and tranquility that the land offered.

She also enjoyed reading books, but what Marge loved the most was her family especially her grandsons. She was always talking about them and was so proud.

Marge was a former member of the Eastern Star in Long Island and while in Oneonta she attended the Lutheran Church of the Atonement.

Marge is survived by her husband, Richard Thomas of Oneonta; daughter, Linda Hendricks of Georgia; son, Richard and Amy Thomas of Clifton Park; three grandsons, Erik Hendricks and Ryan Christopher and Steven Michael Thomas.

She was predeceased by her brother, Michael Lohrmann.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, April 28, 2014, at the Bookhout Funeral Home, 357 Main St., Oneonta, with the Rev. Paul Messner, pastor of the Atonement Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will follow in the Oneonta Plains Cemetery. An Eastern Star service will be held at 10:45 a.m. at the funeral home prior to the funeral service.

To light a candle or send an online condolence please visit

Funeral arrangements are by the Bookhout Funeral Home of Oneonta.

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