We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home
Charles V. "Buzzy" Thomas, age 88, of Middleport, PA passed away Tuesday, April 19th, 2022 at VA Medical Center in Lebanon.
Born in Port Carbon, PA on May 27, 1933, he was the son of the late Edward Grey and Mary Theresa (Nicastro) Thomas.
Buzzy served in the U.S. Army. He worked as a Truck Driver for Miller's Distributing in Saint Clair and as a Bus Driver for the Motor Transportation, INC. in Hazleton.
Buzzy was a member of Salem United Methodist Church in Orwigsburg. He enjoyed his annual trips to Ocean City,MD and Myrtle Beach, SC, all of his family gatherings, and playing cards at the Middleport Legion and with his family. Buzzy was an avid football fan of Penn State and the Rams. In his youth, he was an award winning Jitterbugger.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son Eugene Eisenberg, a grandson Alex Simmins, brothers: Robert and William Thomas and Luther Daniel Strausser, and sisters: Shirley McGuire, Regina Piccioni, and Geraldine Hughes.
Buzzy is survived by wife of 46 years Sandy R. Thomas; his four children: Charles Thomas and his wife Natalie, Kevin Thomas and his wife Mary, Ann Marie Reber and her husband Dennis, and Kelly Reichert and her husband Mike; five grandchildren: Jamie Eisenberg, Jordan Thomas, Seth Reichert, Josh Petrozino, and Denyse "Princess" Reber; a great-grandson Taylen Waldrum; his furry red Coon Hound, Farley; and nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at the Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home in Port Carbon at 2PM on Monday, April 25th, with Pastor Stacey Gonzalez officiating.
Relatives and Friends are invited to visit with the family on Monday afternoon from 12-2PM at the Funeral Home.
Interment will be held private.
Please send condolences to www.robertaevansjrfh.com