Janet Thomas, 76, of Elizabeth, Ind., passed away on Monday, June 27, 2022.
Janet was born on Jan. 27, 1946, in New Albany, Ind., to the late Joseph and Joyce Kerstiens. She was married to her loving husband of 56 years, Denis Thomas.
Janet was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She lived a life of service and was dedicated and always willing to help. Janet was a lifelong volunteer for many activities for her family, church and many other community causes. Janet attended St. Joseph Catholic Church in Corydon, Ind.
Along with her husband, Denis Thomas, Janet is survived by her two sons, Doug Thomas (Rose) and Scott Thomas (Lisa); seven grandchildren, Nicholas Thomas (Megan), Zachary Thomas (Jessie), Christanna Gerdon (Jacob), Bethany Keeton (Jacob), Anna Thomas, Julia Thomas and Lucas Thomas, as well as nine great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Bob Kerstiens (Jeanne) and Joe Kerstiens.
Along with her parents, Janet is preceded in death by her brother, Don Kerstiens, and sister, Carol Ann Lilly.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, from 12 to 8 p.m. at Kraft Funeral Service, 708 E. Spring St., New Albany.
The family has chosen to have a private funeral service.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, www.stjude.org, or the WHAS Crusade for Children, www.whascrusade.org.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.kraftfuneralservice.net for the Thomas family.