Grace Thomas, 74, of Pleasant Gap, passed away Sunday, August 6, 2017 at home. Born on July 9, 1943, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Caterina (Battista) Simonetti. She married William E. Thomas Sr., who preceded her in death on 2006.
She worked at Centre Crest in housekeeping and as a cook and retired in 2005.
Grace is survived by two sons; William E. Thomas Jr. of Pleasant Gap, Christopher L. (JoAnna) Thomas of Bellefonte, three grandchildren; Khalen Thomas, Lia Thomas, and Nick Hess of Bellefonte, and four sisters; Judy Peters of Lewistown, Annie Smith of Lewistown, Angela Lindsey of Enfield, CT, and Catherine Royer of Lewistown.
In addition to her parents, and husband she was preceded in death by one sister, Virginia Henry and two brothers; Nick and Anthony Simonetti.
Grace enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, going to yard sales with her good friend Esther and cooking big family meals.
There will be a public viewing held on Thursday, August 10, 2017 from 11:00am until 1:00pm, at Wetzler Funeral Service, Inc.,206 N. Spring Street, Bellefonte. Funeral services will immediately follow at 1:00pm at the funeral home with Reverend James Schomer officiating. Burial will be held Friday, August 11, 2017 at Zion Cemetery, Walker Township.