Sharon I. Thomas

Birth Date: 
Friday, March 19, 1948
Date of Passing: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

WOOSTER – Sharon I. Thomas, 72, of Wooster passed away on Sunday, January 31, 2021 at Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare in Wooster.

She was born March 19, 1948 in Wooster the daughter of the late Pete Garn and Margaret Howman Anderson.  She married Neil Thomas on November 16, 1969.  He preceded her in death on January 27, 2021.

Sharon had worked at Freedlanders as a sales clerk for many years and then retired from the Housekeeping Dept. at Smucker’s in 1999.  She loved traveling, crafting, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Surviving are her children Jennifer (Matt) Yockey of Orrville and Michelle (Barry Haigler) Foster of Springfield; grandchildren Jarrod (Sabrina) Derflinger of Wooster, Kendallyn Foster of Grove City and Aspyn Haigler of Springfield and great-grandchildren Isabella and Carter Derflinger.

In addition to her husband, Sharon was preceded in death by her parents and siblings Larry Garn and Wendy Garn.

There will be no calling hours and private graveside services will be held at the Reedsburg Cemetery.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

Memorial Contributions: 

Ohio's Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691


No calling hours


Private family services will be held



Jenny and family my deepest sympathy . My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Your parents were both wonderful people .

So sorry to see that one of my childhood, neighborhood friends has passed. Sharon was so kind and so sweet. Condolences to her extended family. She is reunited with Neil.

Jen and Michelle, I am so sorry for your loss. You have my deepest sympathy!!

I am so sorry for your double loss. Your Mom and I shared a hospital room together when Jennifer and my son were born. We always enjoyed seeing each other and Sharon always had such a warm smile and personality. Prayers for your whole family.

Jennifer and family, oh my gosh so sorry for your loss. sorry we loss contact with you all. I was so shocked. your all in are

I am so sorry to hear about the losses in your family. I am glad they can be together again. You guys have my deepest sympathy love sent your way.

Dr Vincent Jabour, MD and staff

Please accept our deepest sympathies during this very, very difficult time

Formerly from West Salem in the 1950's/60's.
Our condolences and heartfelt prayers to the Family and Friends of Sharon.

We are so saddened by both your parents untimely deaths. Dave was a friend of your dad from the National Guards and I became a friend of you mom during you girls’ days at Chester School. Fond memories of all of you that we hold close and will always cherish. May God bless you as you deal with all that’s ahead. We’ll hold you close each and every day in our prayers. Please accept our sincere sympathy.

Sorry for your loss. We will pray for your families.

We are so sorry for your loss. Your entire family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Your family has my sincere sympathy at this difficult time. You are in my prayers.

Jen and Michelle and entire family. We are so very sorry for your loss. We always enjoyed talking to your Mom, and laughing together. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

So sorry to hear of your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

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