Janice Thomas

Janice Thomas (Leach)

Sunday, March 20th, 1932 - Sunday, April 14th, 2019
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Janice Leach Thomas, 87, of Roanoke, VA passed away on Sunday April 14, 2019. She was born Sunday, March 20, 1932 in Columbus, Ohio, daughter of the late, Russell and Virginia Bronson Leach. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Ardith Dozer, and brother-in-law, Rodger Thomas.

Jan met her husband Dick while attending The Ohio State University. She was an accomplished pianist. active in cancer support groups, and was a life-long member of the Lutheran Church.

Jan was a warm, gracious and loving wife, mother and grandmother.
She is survived by her loving husband, Col. Richard James Thomas, sons, Richard M. (Rick) Thomas and wife, Penny, Michael J. (Mike) Thomas and wife, Sandy, David J. (Jeff) Thomas and wife, Cathie; five grandchildren, Sara Ruffner and husband, Jeff, Robert Lintz, Eric Thomas, Meaghan Thomas and Mitchell Thomas and wife, Erica; and six great-grandchildren, Gabriel, Drew, Marin, Derek, Mallory and Jeffrey; and sisters-in-law, Mary Gribko and Mary Kay Thomas.

Services will be private. Arrangements by John M. Oakey and Son, Salem. Online condolences to the family may be made at 540-389-5441
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Posted at 05:18pm
Thinking of all of you and sending our heartfelt sympathy. Love, Marlys, Mitchell, Brad and Maria.
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Posted at 03:11pm
Sara, You are in our thoughts and prayers. We Love You, Larry and Butchie, Charlene and Kenny, Kathy and Sam, Cheryl and Cory and all the kids.
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Kathy Clark-Gelburd

Posted at 11:33am
Jan opened her heart to Erica. In marrying Mitch, Erica said she also got wonderful grandparents; Jan and Dick. By knowing her sons, her grandchildren, her great grandchild.... we can see her reflected in all. Her twinkly eyes and bright smile will surely be missed.

Kathy and Greg Clark-Gelburd and family

Posted at 10:26am
Mother, Grandmother, Great-grandmother, Your style, your grace, your smile will be missed. Peace be yours as you walk with Jesus.
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Posted at 06:45am
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