Mary E. ‘Shirley’ Thomas

Mary E. “Shirley” Thomas, 81, Hastings, died Tuesday. She was born in Hastings, daughter of James and Edith Cunningham. Surviving are her husband, John; children: Cheryl Long, Sandy Owens, Bruce, Lori Donoughe, Lisa Lantzy and Tina Maggi; 17 grandchildren; and sisters: Grace Schall, Margaret Kopera, Agnes Krill and Rita Cimo. She was preceded in death by a son, Brian; and eight siblings. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Easly-Hindman Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., Hastings. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, April 1, 2013, at St. Bernard Catholic Church.