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Ronald E. Thompson, 58, of Fairview, died Sunday, May 4, 2014 at Fairview Manor.
He was born in Bellevue, Pa. on November 6, 1955, a son of the late Hugh and Elizabeth Simpson Thompson. In 1962 he moved to a group home in Erie and later to the Gertrude Barber Center Home in Girard.
He attended church in Girard and enjoyed coloring, bowling, the Special Olympics
, music videos, Alvin and the Chipmunks, and the Three Stooges.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister, Marjorie Mellor and a niece, Lauren Thompson.
Survivors include his sister, Shirley A. Dine and her husband, Robert; his brother, Hugh R. Thompson and his wife, Kyle, all of Erie; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Friends may call on Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Edder Funeral Home, Inc., 309 Main St. East, Girard, and are invited to attend services there on Wednesday at 10 a.m.
Memorials may be made to the ANNA Shelter, 1555 E. 10th St., Erie, PA 16511 or to the
Ron's family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation to Deanna Nagy, for the exceptional care that she had given Ron, throughout his life and in the final days of his recent illness.
Burial will be in the Laurel Hill Cemetery.
Edder Funeral Home
309 Main Street
Girard, PA 16417
Published in the Erie Times-News on May 5, 2014