Thomas, Janet M., Saginaw, Michigan


Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and sister passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014 at Covenant Medical Center Cooper. Age 66 years. The daughter of the late Alois and Phyllis (Corcoran) Schneider, Janet was born March 16, 1948 in Saginaw, Michigan. She married William J. Thomas, her loving husband of 44 years, on November 20, 1970. He survives her. Janet was employed as a bookkeeper at Braun-Kendrick-Finkbeiner for 38 years until her retirement. She was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Janet enjoyed extensive traveling, especially to watch her son participate in horse shows. Most of all, Janet loved spending time with family and friends. Surviving besides her husband Bill are one son and one daughter, William Thomas III, Saginaw; Michelle Thomas, Saginaw Township; one granddaughter, Calla Jean Thomas; four brothers their spouses, George and Betty Jo Schneider, Midland; Robert Schneider, Saginaw; Thomas and Robyn Schneider, Saginaw; Edward and Sheila Schneider, Charlevoix; many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Janet was preceded in death by a sister, Judith Ann Schneider, a brother, Rick Schneider, and by a sister-in-law, Marilyn Meyer. Honoring Janetís wishes, cremation has take place. A Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. Peter Gaspeny will officiate. There will be no visiting hours at the funeral home. Friends may call at Holy Spirit Catholic Church where the family will be present on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Holy Spirit Catholic Church or the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Arrangements entrusted to The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road. www.snowfuneralhome.net