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Obituary for Mark C. Thomas

Mark Christopher Thomas, lifelong resident of Middletown, passed away February 16, 2022 after a brief illness.
He was born on March 7, 1970 to Mariann D. Bardell and Charles R. Thomas, both of Middletown.
Mark graduated from Middletown Area High School in 1988. He went on to pursue a career in computer technology. He was a dedicated father who had a passion for wrestling and baseball and coached at the elementary and middle school levels for many years.
He was a brother at the Prince Edwin Spring Creek Masonic Temple 486, Middletown, achieving the rank of 32(degree) mason. He was also a member of Seven Sorrows Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Middletown.
Mark was a beloved father, coach and friend. He is preceded in death by his mother, Mariann D. Bardell and his stepdad, Ronald R. Radford. He is survived by his sons, Brandon and Dylan, both of Middletown; sister, Lisa A Cloutier, Harrisburg; stepdad, Ash M. Bardell, Millerstown; a niece, nephews and great nieces, aunts, uncles and cousins.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, February 24, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Matinchek Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. 260 E. Main St. Middletown, PA with Fr. Timothy Sahd officiating. There will be a visitation from 10:00 AM until the time of service on Thursday. Masonic Rites will take place prior to the service at 10:45 AM. To view the live streaming of the service, please visit Matinchek's website.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mark’s name to JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation), PO Box 37920, Boone IA 50037-0920. Please go to to print a donation form to fill out and send with your check. Condolences may be sent online at