Adeline G. Thomas, 95, of Carlisle, died
on Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at Claremont Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Carlisle. She was born on Monday, March 12, 1917,
in Shippensburg, a daughter of the late Robert W. and Ruth M. (Bowne) Handshew.
Adeline retired from the former McCoy Electronics, Inc.,
Mt. Holly Springs, where she had worked for many years. She was of Protestant faith.
She is survived by one son, David L. Handshew of Oxnard, CA, one brother, Charles
Handshew of Newville and two granddaughters; Jennifer Handshew of Brooklyn, NY and Jill Handshew of San Diego, CA. She was
preceded in death by two brothers; Clarence and Wilt Handshew.
In following Adeline's wishes there will be
no services. Burial will be private. Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is in charge of arrangements.
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I met Addie the first day she came to Claremont I just wanted to thank you for letting us
be a part of her life she was a great lady and will be missed by staff in all departments she touched all of our hearts
Faith J. Stailey
inherited some of my best qualities from you, Grammy, including my independence. We will miss your strong will and stubborness,
along with your sense of humor and kind heart.
Aunt Adeline, I will miss you and our talks. Love Always!
will be missed. Ahead of your time, you have been a positive influence on our lives. Your laugh and strength will live on
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