Beverly Thomas

December 3, 1938February 25, 2021

Beverly (Breitenbach) Thomas, died peacefully on February 25, 2021, age 82. Beloved wife of the late James Thomas.

She was an extraordinary mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

She is the devoted mother of Mary Ann Thomas (and the late Joseph) of Etna, James Thomas, Jr. (Lori) of Ross, Rachel Rakers (Richard) of Chicora, and Pauline Crouse (David) of Reserve; proud grandmother of nine; James Thomas III, Melanie Miller, Jeremy Thomas, Kevin Miller, Jr., Samantha Ausefski, Melinda Miller, Jessica Thomas, Elizabeth Rakers, and Jewel Thomas; beloved great-grandmother of four; Lillian Thomas, Lucy Thomas, Eloise Ausefski, and Vivian Miller, one sister-in-law, Shirley Breitenbach. Also, survived by many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Mary (Vasil) Breitenbach, and one brother Paul Breitenbach, and step-mom, Mabel Breitenbach.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, March 1st 2021 at 12:00 PM at St. Stanislaus Catholic Cemetery, 700 Soose Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15209.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to National Kidney Foundation, 2403 Sidney St #230, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 or at


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Lisa Szalinski

February 28, 2021

My deepest condolences to Maryann, Jt,Rachel and Pauline for the loss of their beloved Mother and to all extended family. She will always be remembered for her smile and distinct voice that always made me stop and want to listen. .

Vincent Byrne

February 26, 2021

I’m so sorry for the loss of your grandmother Jewel. I remember the Sunday evenings walking up to your house and her always saving a piece of her amazing love cake for me, she always made sure I got a piece. She was such an amazing and thoughtful women.