Thelma M. (Caldwell) Antis

By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Thelma M. (Caldwell) Antis, 87, of Irwin, died Sunday February 10, 2019. She was born February 8 1932 in North Huntingdon, a daughter of the late Percy and Gertrude M. (Faith) Caldwell and was also preceded in death by her husband David W Antis; a son David T. Antis; a great grandson Micah A. Antis; siblings Charles E. Caldwell and Laura M. Rodgers; and a granddaughter in law Tanya Antis. Thelma was a lifelong member of Brush Creek Evangelical Lutheran Church where she served as past vice president of church council and a Sunday school teacher. She was a 50-year member and Past worthy Matron of the Order of Eastern Star, Irwin chapter 400, and served as Past Mother Advisor for International Order of Rainbow Girls, Irwin Assembly 42, for 22 years.

She is survived by her children Daniel R. (Karen L.) Antis of Georgetown KY, Dennis E. (Brenda L.) Antis of Armbrust, and Diane F. (Wayne J.) Swogger of Bridgeport; her daughter-in-law Michelle Antis of Westmoreland City; her grandchildren Jeremy A. (Melissa) Antis, Jason R. (Trudy) Antis, Lynn A. (C. J.) Burnsworth, Alison M. (Robert) Hunyor, Robert W. Antis, David M. Antis, Amanda B. Swogger and Ashley F. Swogger; her great-grandchildren Isaiah R. Antis, Aliez J. Antis, Eliajh D. Antis, Mariah J. Antis, Delilah Antis, and Ariannah Antis; a brother Earl F. Caldwell of Irwin; also nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the William Snyder Funeral Home, 521 Main Street, Irwin, 724-863-1200. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Brush Creek Evangelical Lutheran Church with Rev. Roger Steiner officiating. Those attending the funeral please go directly to the church. Interment will follow in Brush Creek Cemetery. Eastern Star, Irwin Chapter 400, will hold services Friday evening in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers a contribution can be made to Brush Creek Lutheran Church, 177 Brush Creek Rd., Irwin PA 15642. For online condolences please visit

Originally published February 12, 2019.

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