Thelma Vandegrift

Obituary of Thelma Vandegrift

Thelma J. (Cunningham) Vandegrift, 72, of Pottstown, PA passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Paul R. Vandegrift.

Born in Norristown, PA in May 1945, Thelma was a daughter of the late James J. Cunningham and Thelma I. (White) Cunningham.

She is survived by one daughter, Jacqueline D. Trettin, wife of Robert; four grandchildren, Justin Kiper, Josephine Kiper, Javon Greenawalt, and Jackson Chappie; and five siblings, James Cunningham, Bruce Cunningham, Joseph Cunningham, Jason Cunningham, and Tracey Seymour.

She is preceded in death by two children, John M. Henry and Jamie L. Chappie; one grandson, Julian J. Kiper; and three siblings, Linda Termine, Darlene Cunningham, and Edward Cunningham.

A viewing will take place on Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464. A Life Celebration will follow at 8 pm. Interment will be private and held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family to help defray funeral expenses, care of Jacqueline D. Trettin. Online condolences may be made to the family at