Marcia Woodbury Thomas, 66, of Gloucester, Virginia, passed away peacefully on March 12, 2022.
She was born to parents, Richard “Dick” and Mary Woodbury.
She graduated from Arundel High School in Crofton, Md., in 1973. She went on to study at Atlantic Christian College in Wilson, N.C. where she earned a B.A. with concentration in Education.
During her college studies she met the love of her life, Kenneth “Ski” Joseph Thomas, and they were wed in 1981.
Ski and Marcia settled in Gloucester where Marcia worked as a teacher serving the community for the deaf and hard of hearing in Gloucester Public Schools for 34 years until her retirement in 2017. During much of that time she also held a concurrent instructor position with Rappahannock Community College.
In her free time she enjoyed gardening, traveling, and spending time with family including her eight grandchildren.
Marcia is survived by her son, Tyler Thomas and his wife Rachel and their four children of Kodiak, Alaska; her daughter, Kate Schartz and her husband Brandon and their four children of Charlottesville, Va.; her sister, Gail Turner and her husband Meade of Tilghman Island, Md.
She was predeceased by her parents, Dick and Mary Woodbury, and her husband, Kenneth “Ski” Thomas.
The family has entrusted the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints of Gloucester (on Short Lane) with the arrangements. A funeral is scheduled for March 17, 2022 at 3 p.m. at the church with Bishop Nathan Mitchell to preside. Refreshments to follow.
Donations in memory of Marcia Thomas can be made to the Gloucester Educational Foundation, c/o Office of Superintendent, 6099 T.C. Walker Road, Gloucester, Va. 23061.