Carolyn Thomas

Carolyn Marie Thomas died April 20 in Surprise, Ariz. She was 62.

Born March 10, 1941 in Chicago, Ill., she worked for the Federal Way Fire Department for 13 years and retired last fall.

Survivors include her husband, Dean; daughters Sharon Edwards and Marianne Dunbar; her mother, Myrtle Tushaus; a brother, Bernard Tushaus; stepsons Todd, Mark and Greg; and one grandson.

A memorial Mass to celebrate her life is scheduled for 10 a.m. May 2, followed by a reception at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church at 3939 SW. 331st St. in Federal Way.

The family suggests memorials be made to Federal Way Firefighters Foundation, 31617 First Ave. S., Federal Way, WA 98003.