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Pearl Teresa Thorne

Pearl Teresa Thorne

September 22, 1920 - February 6, 2019

Pearl Teresa Thorne, age 98, of Kingston, GA, passed away on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 in Cartersville, GA. <br /> <br /> Pearl was born in Baltimore, MD to William & Mary Ciosek on September 22, 1920. She married Morton William Thorne on September 22, 1940 in Baltimore, MD. They were married 58 years until his death on April 6, 1999. She worked full time as a Cafeteria Manager at Our Lady of Hope Catholic School in Baltimore, MD for 25 years. While in Baltimore, she was heavily involved with Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church, Wise Avenue Volunteer Fire Department, and various other organizations within the community. <br /> <br /> Pearl never met a stranger and loved helping out any way she could, whether it was at school, babysitting or just there to talk. She loved collecting Hummels and other figurines. She enjoyed crocheting, ceramics, cooking, baking, cleaning, gardening and all aspects of life. <br /> <br /> In July 1979, Pearl and Morton moved from Baltimore to Woodstock, GA, where she lived until 2002. Then moved to Kingston, GA. She was a devout Catholic and attended weekly worship at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church as well as other Catholic churches in Georgia. <br /> <br /> Pearl is preceded in death by her husband, Morton Thorne. She is survived by her son, William Morton Thorne & daughter-in-law, Linda Thorne; her sister, Mellie Olszewski & her husband, Joseph; two granddaughters, Debbi Casteel and Tiffany Davis & her husband, Randy Davis; four great-grandchildren, Taylor Casteel & wife, Kerri Casteel, Aubrey Casteel, Fisher Davis and Kaley Davis; and one great-great-grandchild, Wyatt Casteel. <br /> <br /> A memorial Mass will be held at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 850 Douthit Ferry Road, Cartersville, GA 30120 on Saturday, February 16th at 1:00 PM with Reverend Juan Anzora officiating. The Family will receive visitation an hour before Mass. <br /> <br /> In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the following charities, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, www.stjude.org/donate or Alzheimer's Association, www.act.alz.org/site/Donation.

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    Being a avid believer in Angels, I just seen this and found it appropriate:
    Your wings were ready , but our hearts were not . What comfort we should have it that.
    SUZANNE Feb 12, 2019
    The energy she had was amazing even well into her later . I always told the story of her still cutting grass with a push mower in her eighties .I always said I had hope to have that energy when I reach that age . I will miss her tremondously . I know she will be united with the family who went before her including my mother. Love you ,Aunt Pearl... always
    Suzanne Feb 11, 2019