ROCK SPRINGS — Hope Eftehea Thomas, 86, of Rock Springs, Wyoming passed away on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. A long time resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming, Mrs. Thomas died suddenly.
She was born on May 19, 1928 in Blackrock, Greece the daughter of the late Nick Glava and Elanie Haleston.
Mrs. Thomas attended schools in Greece.
She married Harry Thomas on October 16, 1949 in Corinth, Greece.
Mrs. Thomas was a member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, and the Areanas Club.
Her interests included her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Mrs. Thomas enjoyed gardening, cooking and volunteering for many years baking pastries for the Greek Orthodox Church’s Annual Bake Sale.
She is survived by her four children sons Nick Thomas and Mitchel Thomas and wife Patty all of Rock Springs, Wyoming; daughters Christine Faigl and husband Dave of Rock Springs, Wyoming and Eva Peroulis and husband Tony of Craig, Colorado; seven grandchildren Gina Faigl, Thomas Faigl, Harry Ryan Thomas, Hopie Roby, Lulu Hellickson all of Rock Springs, Wyoming and Katelyn Peroulis and John T. Peroulis both of Craig, Colorado; five greatgrandchildren Faith Roby, Nathanial Roby, Kayden Roby, Dalton Thomas, Evyn Thomas and Bracken Hellickson all of Rock Springs, Wyoming and three cousins, Tommy Maneotis and George Maneotis both of Craig,Colorado and Andy Maneotis of Denver, Colorado; one sister-in-law Dorothy Thomas of Logan, Utah.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Harry, brother Demetrios Glava and sister Katina Gispou.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Monday, November 17, 2014 at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 405 “N” Street, Rock Springs, Wyoming. Father John Cusulos will officate. A Trisagion will be held at 6:00 P.M. Sunday at the Vase Funeral Chapel, 154 Elk Street, Rock Springs, Wyoming. Interment will be in the Rock Springs Municipal Cemetery. Friends may call at the Vase Chapel on Sunday from 4:00 P.M. until time of Trisagion and again on Monday at the Vase Chapel until time of services.
The family of Hope Eftehia Thomas respectfully suggests that donations in her memory be made to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, P.O. Box 14, Rock Springs, Wyoming 82902.
Condolences may be left at www.vasefuneralhomes.com