Mary Elizabeth Thomas of Easton peacefully departed her wonderful earthly life and walked into Heaven on October 23, 2014. Affectionately known as “Aunt Mary,” she was born March 9, 1930 to the late Arthur and Madora Gleaves Thomas. She was the sixth of ten children.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n After being educated in Talbot County Public Schools her employment consisted of being a domestic engineer for many families in Talbot County.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n “Aunt Mary” was an active member of St. Matthews United Methodist Church in Longwoods, Maryland. She served in several capacities in the church such as a faithful usher and member of the culinary ministry. She took her duty to be a servant of the Lord seriously.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n “Aunt Mary” dedicated her life to enriching the lives of those around her. She enjoyed being surrounded by her family and friends. With a heart of gold and love for all who came her way, Aunt Mary found joy in taking care of others. She was known to be the first to welcome new residents to the “village.” She wanted to make sure her neighbors were comfortable in their new home. She would also frequently be seen walking throughout Easton visiting the sick to deliver home cooked meals. It was her pleasure to make sure that you felt warm and that your stomach was full. She enjoyed preparing her homemade applesauce which was always in great demand.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n In addition to her parents, Aunt Mary was welcomed into Heaven by her sisters; Dorothy V. Thomas, Lillian M. Moaney, and Ludelia T. Cooper: her brothers; Lawrence A. Thomas and Earl Thomas.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n She leaves to cherish her memory, one sister Agnes M. Hubbard of Ridgley, MD; three brothers: Harvey L. Thomas (Barbara) of Carmichael, Albert L. Thomas of Easton, and Elwood R. Thomas (Bonnie) of Nu Mine, Pennsylvania; one God-Son Samuel L. Hubbard, Jr., God-Daughters Theresa and Tamesha Ryans; two aunts: Ruby Carter and Katie Murray, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends. She is also survived by her St. Marks Village family.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n Interment will take place in Coopersville Cemetery, Easton, MD.