Pamela Jean ( Thomas ) Vannett, age 66, of Delphos, ( former Mendon resident )  passed away Sunday, October 21, 2018, at the CHP Van Wert Area Inpatient 

Hospice Center, following an extended illness. 


Born July 9, 1952, in Van Wert, Pam was the only daughter of the late Ray & Freda ( Dilbone ) Thomas.


She married William N. "Bill" Vannett on April 13, 1969, and he preceded her in death in 2003.


Pam is survived by 2 Sons: Brian N. Vannett ( Renee Ward ) of Delphos and Brad A. Vannett ( Joanne ) of Van Wert, 4 Grandchildren: Taylor, Hannah, Nathan and Nolan Vannett, a Brother, Allen "Jim" Thomas of Convoy, and Sisters-in-law:Sharon Thomas of Coldwater and Jayne Norton of Celina.


She was preceded in death by 5 Brothers: Gene, Jerry, Ronnie & Billie Thomas and Max McNett.


Pam attended Mendon-Union High School, and had worked for many years for Vancrest Health Care Center as a housekeeper.  


She enjoyed all the area festivals, parades, and fairs. Pam's favorite was the Kalida parade, and she always looked forward to the Van Wert County Fair. 


Pam always had pets in her life, mainly dogs. She liked putting together jigsaw puzzles.  Pam loved being a Grandma, and enjoyed watching her Grandkids play.


Calling Hours are at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home in Mendon, on Saturday, October 27, from 2:00-4:00 P.M., followed by the Funeral Service 

beginning at 4:00.  Linda Linn will officiate.


Memorial Contributions may be made to the family.


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