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Recent Obituaries

Melvin D. Thomas
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Visitation

3-6 p.m.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Location:
Hindman Funeral Home (Chandler)

Funeral Service

6 p.m.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Location:
Hindman Funeral Home (Chandler)

Thomas, Melvin D., 83, Johnstown, died Jan. 8, 2018 at his home. Born July 9, 1934 to the late Amos and Cora (Naugle) Thomas. Preceded in death by brothers, Richard, Luther, and Orange; and sisters, Margaret Howarth and Hilda Knepp. Survived by wife of 57 years, Joyce (Selders); son, Troy and wife Stephanie; grandson, Tanner; sisters, Viola Page, Davidsville; Madeline Kadilac, Johnstown; special nephew, Ernest Thomas, Indiana; and many special nieces and nephews. Dean served in the U.S. Army, stationed in Germany. He was formerly employed by Ward Trucking as a truck driver. Dean attended Pleasant Hill Church of the Brethren and very much enjoyed being a handy man, hunting, and fishing. Family and friends will be received Wed. Jan. 10 from 3 p.m. until time of service at 6 p.m. at Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., 146 Chandler Ave. Pastor Rob Wolf, officiating. A special thank you to all the Home Nursing Hospice staff for their care and dedication. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Benshoff Hill Church of the Brethren or Home Nursing Agency Family Hospice Care, 20 Sheraton Dr. Altoona, PA 16602. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., “Exclusive Provider of Veterans & Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be made at HindmanFuneralHomes.com