In Memory of Ione S. Thomas

November 6, 1921 - June 3, 2021

Resided in New Hartford, NY


No Visitation


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Ione S. Thomas, 99, of New Hartford, passed away June 3, 2021 at the Presbyterian Home.

She was born November 6, 1921 in Norwich, NY, the daughter of the late Ernest and Mary Adams Miller. She attended Whitesboro High School.

Ione married William L. Thomas on January 17, 1942 in Utica. They were married for 71 years at the time of his death September 13, 2013.

She was a member of the New Hartford America Legion Post # 1376 Auxiliary. She loved golfing and gardening and was an avid bowler. She was a member of the Women’s Bowling Hall of Fame.

She is survived by her three grandchildren Deborah Fournier, William Mineo and wife Laurie, Tina Barnhill and husband Brett; her great grandson Chayce Fournier and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her daughter and son-in-law Gayl and Ron Mineo, and her siblings, Mona, Doris, Alberta, Helen, Miriam, Lucille, Jean, Donald and Reginald.

The funeral will be Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Friedel, Williams & Edmunds Funeral and Cremation Services, 13 Oxford Rd, New Hartford. Interment will be in Crown Hill Memorial Park. There are no calling hours.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the New Hartford American Legion Auxiliary.