Robert Thomas

Robert Sebastian Thomas

Saturday, November 15th, 1930 - Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Robert Sebastian Thomas (88) of Hanover, PA and formerly of Hampstead, MD passed away on September 19, 2019. Born November 15, 1930, he was the son of the late Sebastian "Brutz" and Ella Mae "Nellie" (Bayliss) Thomas and the husband of Frances Jean (Vanderham) Thomas, his beloved wife of 29 1/2 years.

He was a graduate of Poly (Baltimore Polytechnic Institute) and of Johns Hopkins University with a degree in engineering. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Navy on the (CVB 43) USS Coral Sea from January 1951 to November 1955.

Surviving in addition to his wife are his brother, Richard Thomas of Hanover, PA; son, Robert Thomas of Perry Hall; daughters: Jeanne Rohe of Forest Hill, MD and Marilee Streett of Bel Air, MD; stepdaughters: Kimberly Hutchison of Felton, PA and Julie Wakefield of Indiana; stepson, Mark Buecker of California; 13 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and a niece.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 9:30am to 11:30am at ELINE FUNERAL HOME, 934 S. Main Street, Hampstead, MD followed by a Funeral Service and Military Funeral Honors at 11:30am with Rev. John Rudolph officiating. Interment will be in Bel Air Memorial Gardens.

Memorials contributions are suggested to Homewood at Plum Creek Benevolent Fund - 425 Westminster Ave, Hanover, PA 17331.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, September 26th, 2019 | 9:30am - 11:30am
    Thursday, September 26th, 2019 9:30am - 11:30am
    Eline Funeral Home Hampstead
    934 South Main Street
    HAMPSTEAD, MD 21074
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, September 26th, 2019 | 11:30am
    Thursday, September 26th, 2019 11:30am
    Eline Funeral Home Hampstead
    934 South Main Street
    HAMPSTEAD, MD 21074
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Reverend John Rudolph
  • Interment

    Bel Air Memorial Gardens
    809 Rock Spring Road
    BEL AIR, MD 21014
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Posted at 05:13pm
Fran, Our prayers are with you. Bob is having a great time telling jokes and making everyone smile in heaven. You have the entire Homewood community holding you in their hearts. Dennis and Cathy Mitzel

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