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Lois C. Thomas

August 17, 1936 - June 12, 2020

​Lois C. Thomas, age 83, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Friday, June 12, 2020.

Born in Wytheville, VA on August 17, 1936, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Coe) Coppyberger, Sr. Lois worked as a bookkeeper at Hilyards Business Machines in Wilmington. In her spare time, she enjoyed traveling and cooking. Lois had a passion for political science and was active in the Democratic party.

In addition to her parents, Lois was preceded in death by her husband, James A. Thomas; daughter, Diedre Nardo; and siblings, Frank Coppyberger, Jr. and Kay Stump. She is survived by her children, Karen M. Johnson (Karl) of Little Torch Key, FL and Kevin W. Thomas of Smyrna; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren.

All services will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lois’s memory to Delaware Hospice, 16 Polly Drummond Center, Second Floor, Newark, DE 19711.


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4 Condolences for Lois C. Thomas

  • Fond memories of Lois, we shared some interesting times at work. Very pretty, loved her family. Very sorry for your loss.

  • Karen and Kevin I am so very sorry to hear about your mother’ death. She was a special lady
    and I have such fond memories of her and your family. Sending prayers and love.

  • Love and miss you Mommom Lois ! You we be missed by us! Please look over us as we live on here on earth ! Till next time we see each other on the other side fly high beautiful angel !

  • Kevin, Karen & family,
    I am truly sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom. I have fond memories of her & remember how much she loved her family. May God bless & comfort you all during this very difficult time.