First Posted: 3/5/2008
Thomas E. Amos, South Abington Twp., died Sunday, March 2, at the Hospice Unit of Community Medical Center. His widow is the former Margaret Canning.
Born in Quincy, MA, he was the son of the late John B. And Annie Powers. He has been a resident of South Abington Township for the past seven years. He was a self -employed Graphic Artist and also a Navy Veteran of World War II serving in the Battle of Okinawa. He was a member of Heritage Baptist Church. He was a graduate of the School of Practical Art in Boston MA and a former Gideon and a board member of the Sunday Breakfast Association in Philadelphia.
Also surviving are a son, Glenn, and his wife Jane, Clarks Summit; three daughters, Candace Amos, Barrington, MA, Marsha Todd and husband, John, Aloha, OR, and Cynthia Weber and husband, Eric, Haddon Heights, NJ; eight grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, March 5 at 2 p.m. from the Heritage Baptist Church, 415 Venard Rd., Clarks Summit, PA 18411 with services by Rev. David Colver, pastor. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 1 p.m. until the time of the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Heritage Baptist Church Building Fund or the Scranton Rescue Mission, PO Box 47, Scranton PA 18501. Arrangements by the Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home, 418 S. State St., Clarks Summit. To sign the online guest book, visit