Joseph Thomas

January 20, 1947 ~ January 31, 2022 (age 75)


Joseph Thomas, 75, formerly of Minersville,  passed away Monday at Geisinger St. Luke’s Hospital, Orwigsburg.

 He was a son of the late Daniel and Catherine Lipka Thomas.

  He graduated from Minersville Area High School and was a retired warehouse and traffic control management at  Argo Mills. He loved fishing and enjoyed hunting, camping and the outdoors. 

    He was preceded in death by his beloved wife and companion of 49 years Jo-Ann; and his siblings Mary, Sylvia, Harold, Daniel and James.

     He is survived by his sister Helen, his son Shane Thomas and a sister-in-law Joette Vargo.

    Private services will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by the Donald J. Butler Funeral Home, Minersville.  To offer condolences to the family or to light a candle in Joseph’s memory, visit us at


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