Thelma Hope Jezyk
March 28, 1933 - December 19, 2020
Thelma Hope Jezyk, age 87, of Landenberg, PA, passed on Saturday, December 19, 2020 while surrounded by her loving family.
Born on March 28, 1933, in Philadelphia, PA, she was a daughter of the late Thomas C. and Violet (Milnes) Gray. Thelma graduated from Newark High School in 1951 and attended Shelton College. In November of 1959, she married the love of her life, Albert L. Jezyk, and they raised 2 children together. Thelma worked for the University of Delaware and Edlon. Her greatest love, aside from her family, was music. Thelma was a devoted member of Calvary Baptist Church and New London United Methodist Church, both where she joyfully shared her musical talent as an organist. She was strong in her faith and the matriarch of her family. Thelma’s family was of the utmost importance to her. She will always be remembered for her willingness and dedication to taking care of her family members.
In addition to her parents, Thelma was preceded in death by her siblings, Tom Gray, Emma Lou Gray, Nancy Slutter, Georgianna Mackay, and Steve Gray. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Albert L. Jezyk, Sr.; children, Albert L. Jezyk, Jr. and Laura J. Geiman (James); siblings, David Gray, Norma Welch, Violet Wetzel, and Sharon Knudsen; and grandchildren, Ian, Neal, and Lindzy; and many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are invited to attend a drive-thru visitation on Saturday, December 26, 2020, from 10 am until 12 pm outside of New London United Methodist Church, 1010 State Road, Lincoln University, PA 19352, in compliance with the COVID-19 regulations. A service will follow at 12:30 pm inside of New London United Methodist Church. Masks will be required for all in attendance. A private interment will be held at Kemblesville United Methodist Church Cemetery, 1772 New London Road, Kemblesville, PA.
Donations may be made in Thelma’s memory to New London United Methodist Church, PO Box 8050, West Grove, PA 19390.