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Rodger J. Thomas Jr.

March 31, 1956 ~ December 4, 2023 (age 67) 67 Years Old

Rodger Thomas Jr. Obituary

Thomas, Rodger J. Jr., 67, South Fork formerly of Johnstown, passed away December 4, 2023 at Windber Hospital. Born March 31, 1956 in Johnstown, son of the late Rev. Rodger J. Thomas Sr. who passed away on November 14, 2023 and Shirley Jo (Varner). Preceded in death by maternal and paternal grandparents. Survived by loving wife of 44 years, Penny S. (Mognet) Thomas; sons, Tim Thomas; Adam (Kristi) Thomas; and Troy Thomas (fiancé, Shanna); grandchildren, Zoey, Brantley; Benson; Skyler and Max; sisters, Trudy Rudnik (Mark) and Betsy Statler (Chuck); also by father and mother in law, Rayford and Charlotte Allen; brothers in law, L. Wayne Mognet and Scott (Kim) Mognet; sisters in law, Cindy (Randy) Kessler and Toni Mognet. Also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was a 1974 graduate of Forest Hills High School. He worked 49 years in the grocery business at Riverside Markets, Bilo and Market Basket. Rodger was a lifetime member of Locust Grove Church of the Brethren where he was head Deacon and taught Sunday school. He loved fishing, hunting and hockey. He was an avid Philadelphia Flyers fan. He loved the Lord, his church and family. He was very proud of his sons and loved them dearly. He loved watching his grandchildren play hockey, baseball and taking them bowling. Rodger will be sadly missed by all who knew him. A memorial service will be held in honor of Rodger and his father who passed away a few weeks before him, from 10:00 a.m. until time of funeral Service to begin 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 9th at Locust Grove Church of the Brethren, 1421 Clapboard Run Road Johnstown, PA 15904 with Rev. Ron Beachley and Rev. Mike Kenny, officiating. Cremation arrangements entrusted to Meek & Dalla Valle Funeral Home of Windber. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Locust Grove Church of the Brethren in memory of Rodger. www.meekfuneralhome.com.

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Visitation
Saturday
December 9, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Locust Grove Church (Clapboard Run Road Johnstown, PA)

Funeral Service
Saturday
December 9, 2023

11:00 AM
Locust Grove Church (Clapboard Run Road Johnstown, PA)

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