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Anthony Thomas

October 30, 1961 — June 2, 2020

Reading, PA

Anthony C. Thomas, 58, of Reading, passed away Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 9:00 am in his residence.  Born in Reading, Anthony was the son of Mary K. (Boles) Thomas of Reading and the late James L. Thomas, Sr.  He served in the United States Army and was a CDL driver for various companies.  In addition to his mother, Anthony is survived by his longtime companion Rachel E. Tait with whom he resided and his children Paul J. Lassiter of Reading, William A. Thomas of Reading, Derrian M. Thomas of Reading, Tiara Thomas of Reading, Ahmauri J. Thomas of Reading and his 5 grandchildren.  He is also survived by his sister Jean A. Erb, wife of Mark Erb of Reading and brother Andrew L. Thomas of Shelby, NC.  Anthony was preceded in death by James L. Thomas, Tracey Truesdale and Jacqueline L. Thomas.

Memorial Service will be held at a later date by the family.  Inurnment will take place at Fort Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.  Whelan Schwartz Funeral Home, 444 North 9th Street, Reading is in charge of arrangements and online condolences may be made at

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