Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Louise M. Thomas

Wellsville, NY - Louise M. Thomas, 56, of 277 Scott Avenue, passed away on Monday, February 15, 2016 at Jones Memorial Hospital following a sudden illness. She was born August 18, 1959 in Wellsville, the daughter of the late Wayne and Dorothy (Budde) Thomas.

Louise was raised in Scio and was a 1977 graduate of Scio High School. She was employed as a secretary for the U. S. Army Recruiting office in Wellsville and for the Allegany County Department of Social Services. She later worked as a bartender at Jolly Dee’s and for P. J’s Pub in Wellsville. For a brief time after graduation, she worked as a model and was on the cover of Teen Magazine. She was a member of the Brookside Wesleyan Church. She was a loving mother and grandmother; who will be remembered as “Nana” to grandchildren and enjoyed volunteering and bringing baked goods to her friends at the nursing homes.  

She is survived by three children, Jennifer (Joel) Bullock of Concord, NC, Nicholas Carl of Wellsville and Hayley Messinger of Houghton, six grandchildren, Avery and Colbie Bullock, Dakota Carl, and Jamie, Gavin and Luke Szalay, a sister, Sheila Thomas, and a brother, Lyle Thomas.

Friends are invited to call on Thursday, February 18, 2016 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsville, and again on Friday, February 19th from 12 noon to 1:00 pm at the Brookside Wesleyan Church, Route 417 East in Wellsville. The funeral will follow at 1:00 pm in church with Rev. Robin George presiding. Burial will be in Fairlawn Cemetery in Scio. The family suggests memorial donations be made, in lieu of flowers, to the SPCA Serving Allegany County. To leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.


  1. Sending our condolences to Weezers family was a great friend to many loved her smile & how caring she, will miss her Inspirations she always posted..Miss You & Thanks for our chats.. God gained an Angel..R.I.P. <3 <3

    Mary Lou

  2. She was one great lady and will me missed my many!

  3. You were the love of my life. You will be greatly missed. I will forever love you and keep you in my heart.

  4. Rest in peace mama! I wish i could be there with the rest of the family, to remember what an amazing person you were! Say hi to my dad for me, i know yall will be watching and waiting for the new grandbaby coming! Love you always!

  5. My tears won't stop..weeze...how can I sit in church and not see you there.you always wore the most beautiful dresses and skirts and carried yourself with such confidence,and the hugs you gave...I will miss you my friend. Thank god,our party days were behind us and we found Jesus instead.I really hope you know just how much you are loved by all. I will miss you so much.love Cindy Dickerson.