T. Jean Greiner Thomas, 77, of Glenmoore, passed away on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 with her husband at her side.
Born on November 28, 1944, she was the daughter of late Henry F. and Katharine Knox Greiner. She graduated from Upper Merion High School and attended Drexel University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering. She prided herself in paving the pathway for women in engineering and worked at Ford Aerospace and other companies before retiring from Synthes USA in 2014. She lived her whole life in East Nantmeal Township, loved horses and open space and preserved her property through French and Pickering Creek Conservation Trust and East Nantmeal Township. Always involved with the community she was a long-term member of Bellwood Hunt Club, and a lifetime member of Ludwig’s Corner Fire Company including serving many years on the board as treasurer or secretary and with their Quick Response medical team QRS. She volunteered with Uwchlan Ambulance as an Emergency Medical Technician, a supporter of Ludwig’s Corner Horse Show, Auditor for East Nantmeal Township and served as president of Eagle-Glenmoore Lions Club.
She loved her church, St. Elizabeth’s and could be found at Mass most days. She supported multiple charities and her passions included horseback riding, farm work, antique farm equipment and bird watching, especially hummingbirds.
She is survived by her husband, F. Stephen Thomas of 28 years, preceded in death by her brother, Henry F. Greiner and sister, Suzanne Grossman. She is also survived by nieces, Jody M. Spangler (Robert), Katharine S. Trolier (James); nephew George Greiner; God daughter, Lillian Greiner; multiple great and great grand nieces; and by her nephews; her 3 horses, cats, and dog.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday December 13, at St. Elizabeth Church, 100 Fellowship Road, Chester Springs. Visitation with family and friends will be from 8:45 to 9:45 a.m. with a social gathering following at Griffith Hall at Ludwig’s Corner Fire Company.
Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to St. Elizabeth Catholic School, American Farmland Trust, or a charity of your choice.