ROSE M. THOMAS, age 86, of Ocean View, DE, formerly of Baltimore, passed away on Monday, June 27, 2005 at the Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, DE. She was a computer programer for Lockheed-Martin Aircraft Company in Baltimore, retiring after over 30 years of service. She was a very active member and past president of the ladies auxiliary division of Mason-Dixon VFW Post #7234 of Quillens Point in Ocean View, DE, and was the founder of their Friday night dinners. She was also a member of the Lord Baltimore Ladies Club, Ocean View Chapter. Rose was preceded in death by her husband, William in 2004. She is survived by several nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 9, 2005 at 10 A.M. at the Bethany chapel of Melson Funeral Services on West Avenue in Ocean View, DE. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions in Rose's memory to the American Heart Association, Sussex Chapter, 600 N. Du Pont Hwy, Georgetown, DE 19947.