Connie J. Thomas, 80, of Montpelier passed away Monday afternoon at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She was born on January 28, 1934 in Montpelier to Dean F. and Dorothy I. (Anspaugh) Fireovid. Connie graduated from Montpelier High School in 1952. On June 29, 1952 she married LeRoy E. Thomas and he preceded her in death on January 16, 1993.
Connie was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, she assisted with Meals on Wheels deliveries and was active in other church activities. For a brief time Connie worked at Beam Stream in Montpelier, however, her true devotion in life was her family. She enjoyed being there for and taking care of her family and loved ones through the years.
She is survived by two sons, Mike (Jan) Thomas of Montpelier and Kevin (Carola) Thomas of Montgomery, Michigan; one daughter Joni Owen of Pioneer; one daughter-in-law Kim Thomas of Montpelier; fifteen grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; one sister Marilyn (Kenny) Miller of Coldwater, Michigan and one sister-in-law Diane Fireovid of Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Connie was preceded in death by her parents, husband LeRoy, son Jeff Thomas, son-in-law Gene Owen and brother Gene Fireovid.
Donations may be made to St. Paul’s United Methodist Church. Online condolences can be left for the family at www.thethompsonfuneralhome.com.