B. Eilene Thomason, 76, of Bedford, died on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at UPMC Bedford Memorial Hospital.

She was born on Aug. 28, 1942, in Warfordsburg, a daughter of the late E. Ray and Ethel L. (Divelbliss) Dively.

She is survived by the following family: a brother, Stan Dively and wife, Carol, of Surprise, Ariz.; a sister, Sharlet Hull, and husband, William, of Pomfret Center, Conn.; a brother, Jeff Dively, and wife, Beth, of Manns Choice; an aunt, Mary E. Smith, of Everett; an uncle, Herbert Divelbliss, of Crystal Springs; a good friend, Susan Hillegass, of Bedford; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Sharon Dively.

Eilene was a member of the Bedford Church of the Nazarene and worked for Bedford Hospital in the housekeeping division, and prior to that she owned a convenience store on West Pitt Street. She was an avid reader.

Funeral services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by the Timothy A. Berkebile Funeral Home, in Bedford. Those wishing may make memorial contributions in Eilene’s name to the Bedford Church of the Nazarene, 620 W. Penn St., Bedford, PA 15522. The online guest book is available at

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