Thelma Finger Memorial

Thelma L. Finger, a founding member of Arizona ASTA passed away suddenly on Monday, August 13, 2007. For many years, she was a well known and respected figure in the travel industry. Beginning her career in the early 1960’s, Thelma was owner of World Travel in Scottsdale until her retirement in 1994. During her career, she mentored countless younger agents and was known to many as “Auntie Thelma”.

Thelma held various positions with ASTA on both the local and national level. In 1977, she was instrumental in organizing the Arizona Chapter of ASTA and was our chapter’s first treasurer. Throughout the years, she volunteered on various committees including ASTA’s Education and Training Committee, Government Affairs Committee, and ASTAPAC.

A celebration of her life will be held Thursday, August 23rd, 2007 at 11:00am at the Messinger Mortuary, 7601 East Indian School Road, Scottsdale, AZ.
(On the southeast corner of Indian School and Miller Rds.)