Armelle Thomas, 88, formerly of Lackawanna, died Monday (Oct. 22, 2001) in Mercy Hospital after a long illness.
She lived in The Waters of Aurora Park nursing home in East Aurora for the past few months and had also lived in Lackawanna and Angola.
She was born Armelle Turgeon in Manchester, N.H., one of 14 children, and had worked as a seamstress.
Her husband, Henry, died in 1979. She is survived by a daughter, Doris Fickelsher of East Aurora; two sons, Donald Martel of Florida and Roland Martel of New Hampshire; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.