Thelma Elizabeth Singley, 96, of Ellenton FL passed away on 5-2-2019 at BayVue Nursing Center in Bradenton, FL, where she resided for the last month of her life.
Thelma was born in Fern Glen, Pa. to Elmer and Elizabeth Kemler on 9-4-22. She went to Black Creek Township High School graduating in June 1940. Thelma met the love of her life, Ellis, on a blind date and were married on June 1, 1945 and spent 49 plus years together until his death in July, 1994. She worked as a weaver at Bloomsubrg Mills, in Bloomsburg,. Pa for many years retiring in 1984. She enjoyed bowling in the ladies league at the Bloomsburg Moose Club as well as the couples bowling league.
They relocated to Colony Cove, Ellenton, FL in 1988 where she was a member of the Colony Cove South Club for many years as well as the Singles club upon becoming a widow and The Pennsylvania Club of Colony Cove.
Thelma is survived by her sons, Robert (Nancy) of Ellent0n. FL, and Ronald (Crystal) of Bloomsburg, Pa, four grandsons, 1 step grandson, 1 step granddaughter,. 6 great grandchildren, 5 great step grandchildren, 1 great great grandson and many nephews and nieces especially Catherine 'Sis' Hetherington of Zions Grove, Pa. She is predeceased by husband Ellis, parents, son Edward, daughter Donna, daughter -in-law Elaine, brothers Leroy, James, Donald, and Roland and sister Marilyn Fisher.
Funeral services will be held locally as well as in Bloomsburg where she will be placed with her husband and daughter in New Rosemont Cemetery.
Our heartfelt sympathy to the Singley family. Thelma was a wonderful neighbor and friend of my parents when they lived in Colony Cove. We always enjoyed seeing her when we visited my parents, and she always was so warm, friendly, and kind. She'll be dearly missed.
Condolences to Thelmas' family from the Black Creek Alumni Assoc and especially her classmates of 1940
Sandra Rittenhouse, Sect.
Our deepest condolences to the Singley family and friends from Kay Waites and staff at Sound Choice Cremation & Burials.
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