Virginia E. Thomas
Virginia E. Thomas, 88, of New Castle passed away the morning of Oct. 21, 2019, at her residence.
Born on Feb. 24, 1931, in New Castle, she was a daughter of James W. and Ethel (Coulter) Street.
She married her beloved husband, Wendell P. Thomas, on Sept. 12, 1958. He preceded her in death on May 14, 2014.
A graduate of Ellwood City High School, Virginia worked as an accounting clerk at Johnson Bronze for 10 years, where she met her husband.
In addition to being an avid reader, Virginia enjoyed crocheting and travel. Together with her husband Wendell, they traveled to 49 states and 50 countries.
She was a member of First Alliance Church, where she was involved in the Alliance Women Missions and taught Sunday school for 50 years. Virginia gave her life to Christ at an early age and now resides with her Lord and Savior in Heaven.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda V. (Glenn) Wilson and Miriam K. Hall, all of New Castle; and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brother, James C. Street; and a son-in-law, John F. Hall.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. at the R. Cunningham Funeral Home and Crematory, 2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle, and from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, at First Alliance Church, 111 Mission Meade Drive.
A funeral service will take place at 11:30 a.m. on Friday at First Alliance Church with the Rev. Philip Harrison officiating.
Burial will be beside her husband in Oak Park Cemetery, New Castle.
Memorial contributions may be made to the CMA Great Commission Fund at First Alliance Church.
Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting
Published on October 22, 2019


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