George H. Thomas, 91, of Wheeling, passed away Monday, January 1, 2018, in the Brightwood Center, Follansbee.

George was born October 29, 1926 in Wheeling, a son of the late Tom and Zarife Thomas. He was a member of Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic Church, Wheeling, where he helped with all church functions and was a member of the Cedar Club.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Jason Thomas; a brother, Sam Thomas; and two sisters, Millie Pelley Thomas, and Madelyn Blaha.

George is survived by his wife of 69 years, Mary M. (Saligo) Thomas; three children, Deborah (Bob) Campbell of Belmont, NC, Greg Thomas of Wheeling, and Dean (Margaret) Thomas of Belmont, NC; four granddaughters; and one great-granddaughter.

Friends will be received from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, January 4, 2018, at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Wheeling Chapel, 1400 Eoff St., Wheeling, where a vigil service will be held at 7:30 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Friday, January 5, 2018, at Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic Church, with the Rev. Msgr. Bakhos Chidiac celebrating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic Church, 2216 Eoff St., Wheeling. Contributions may also be made online at

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