In Loving Memory of Judith Ann Thomas Levan
Judith Ann Thomas LevanTaylor, PA February 19, 1944 ~ June 23, 2018 Date of Service: June 27, 2018
Judith Ann "Judy" Thomas Levan, 74, of Taylor, died peacefully Saturday at Regional Hospital of Scranton surrounded by her loving family. She and her husband, Arthur J. Levan, would have celebrated 54 years of marriage in October.
Born in the former West Side Hospital, Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Emil W. and Maruele Johns Thomas.
She was educated in Taylor public schools and was a life member of the United Baptist Church, Taylor. Before retirement, she was employed by the Riverside School District and the Taylor Nursing Home.
Judy was a very loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and sister whose true enjoyment was spending time and being with her family, especially her grandchildren. Judy also enjoyed cooking, baking Welsh cookies and making arts and crafts and ceramics.
Her family would like to thank all of Judy's devoted caregivers during her illness.
Also surviving are three sons, A.J. Levan and wife, Paula, Old Forge; Chris Levan, Taylor; and James Levan and wife, Lisa, Ransom; five grandchildren, Ryan, Jordan, Leah, Benjamin and Emily Levan; a twin brother, James M. Thomas and wife, Carol, Taylor; nieces, nephews and cousins.
A special family thank you to her niece, Marilyn Roth, Bethlehem, for always being there and for all the many years of care to her Aunt Judy.
In addition to her family, also surviving are her dearest and lifelong friend, Sonja Olexy Posdon and her husband, Bill, Taylor; her longtime friend and hairdresser, Sue Kayatin, Mount Cobb; and her sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Jean and Tom Olishafsky, Scranton.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Marilyn Thomas; and a brother, Richard J. "Sag" Thomas.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, by the Rev. David Barrett, pastor of the United Baptist Church, Taylor.
Family and friends may call Wednesday from 3 p.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, preferred memorial contributions may be made to the United Baptist Church, 125 Church St., Taylor, PA 18517.