Peter Thomas
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Obituary of Peter J. Thomas

Peter J. Thomas, 58, of New Hanover Twp., PA, passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2019, at his home.


Born in Korea, on June 30, 1961, Peter was the son of Edward and Cho Thomas.


Peter attended Penn State University from 1979 to 1985 where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering. He then began working as a construction cost manager at PennDOT in 1987 until his retirement in 2012. He enjoyed watching the Phillies and Eagles games, building computers, playing guitar, and listening to all genres of music. Peter was an avid fan of live music and enjoyed attending shows at the Keswick Music Theatre. He was a Trekkie from a very young age and a very big foodie. One of Peter’s favorite memories was when he had the chance to go skydiving. Out of all of these interests, his greatest enjoyment came from spending time with his family and his faith in God that he had had from a very young age.


In addition to his parents, he is survived by many aunts, uncles, and cousins.


A viewing will take place on Friday, September 13, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464. A Life Celebration will follow at 11:00 a.m. Interment will take place after the service at Highland Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Peter’s memory to the Easterseals at or to March of Dimes at Online condolences may be made to the family at