Ambrose “Uncle Amby” Thonning, a 46-year division manager in the Energy Supply Division of Con-Ed in New York City, died Sunday, December 15, 2002 at Julia Ribaudo Nursing Home in Lake Ariel. He was 94.
Son of the late Edward and Matilda Strubing Thonning, he was born July 22, 1908 in New York City.
He was a member of St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Church in Shohola and was a member of the Lackawaxen Fire Department where he was head of the Health and Welfare Committee until he was 90.
Survivors include a sister, Doris Johanson of Lackawaxen; nieces and nephews.
A Mass of the Resurrection was held at St. Ann’s Church in Shohola. The Rev. David W. Cramer officiated. Burial was in St. Ann’s Cemetery in Shohola.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Ann’s Church, Shohola, PA 18458 or the Lackawaxen Fire Dept., Lackawaxen, PA 18435.