Margaret Thomas

Obituary of Margaret Thomas

Margaret B. Thomas, 98, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Born in Wilkes Barre, PA to William and Maude (Reese) Bowen. A longtime resident of Denville, NJ, Margaret lived at the Oaks for 10 years and the Indian Lake Section for 40 years.

Margaret was active with the Denville Seniors and the First Presbyterian Church of Boonton. She retired from Bell Labs in the 1980's.

She was predeceased by her husband, Walter E. Thomas, Sr., daughter, Melba L. Simon and son, Walter E. Thomas, Jr.

Surviving are her two daughters, Dorothy Patterson (William) of Greentown, PA and Lois Grant (John) of Rockaway Township, NJ; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held in the Codey & Mackey Funeral Home, 107 Essex Avenue, Boonton, NJ 07005 on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 2-6pm. The interment will be private at Oaklawn Cemetery in PA. To share a memory or condolence, please visit

In lieu of flowers, donations to your favorite charity in Margaret's memory would be appreciated.