Jane F. Thompson, 94, formerly of 287 Congress St., passed away Thursday (Aug. 22, 2013) at The Pavilion at Bradford Regional Medical Center.
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Born Aug. 24, 1918, in Bradford, she was a daughter of H.K. "Kirby" and Veronica Cummiskey Dougherty. On June 5, 1947 in Bradford, she married Charles P. Thompson Jr., who died Sept. 14, 2007.
Mrs. Thompson was a 1936 graduate of St. Bernard High School and a 1940 graduate of D'Youville College in Buffalo, N.Y. She had worked at Corning Glass.
She was a member of St. Bernard Church, a member of the Catholic Women's Club, a member of the Bible Class at Church and the Rosary Confraternity. She was also a member of the N.A.R.F.E. and A.A R.P. She was an accomplished artist, and enjoyed painting with oils and writing poetry.
Surviving are two daughters, Maria (Joseph) Montaruli of Irvington, N.Y. and Aimee (Richard) Mack of Bristol, R.I.; three sons, Joseph Thompson of Bradford, Michael Thompson of Washington, D.C., and John (Mary) Thompson of Peterborough, N.H.; a daughter-in-law, Beth Thompson of Bradford; eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by one son, Patrick Thompson and a brother, William Dougherty.
Family will be receiving friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., 372 East Main St., where a prayer service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Bernard Church, with the Rev. Raymond Gramata, pastor, as celebrant. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to St. Bernard Elementary School, 450 West Washington St., Bradford, PA 16701 or
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
372 East Main Street
Bradford, PA 16701
Published in The Bradford Era from Aug. 23 to Aug. 30, 2013