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Dorothy Thompson


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Thompson, Dorothy
Dorothy A. "Dot" (Capobianco) Thompson, passed away Friday, January 19, 2018 at her son and daughter-in-law's home in Orient, Ohio at the age of 89. Born February 2, 1928 in Foggia, Italy to Giovanni and Maria Capobianco. She is preceded in death by her husband Wilbert "Web" "Tom", son James "Jimmy", daughter Joyce, brother Phillip "Romano", also sister Lucia. Survived by son, John and daughter-in-law, Beth (Hershberger); daughter, Janice Thompson; grandchildren, Jessica Ball, Christopher Hershberger, Debi Radi (Hershberger), Julia Thompson; 5 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews both in America and Italy. Dorothy came to this country in 1935, a peasant girl, to avoid Mussolini's rule and indoctrination. She worked her way through college at Oak Ridge, TN and completed her Masters Degree in education at The Ohio State University. She taught school and principaled at Corpus Christi in Columbus, OH for many years. She finally retired after more than 40 years in the Catholic School System. Her last assignment was principal at St. Patricks in London, OH. Many of us will remember Sunday afternoon dinners of pasta and fried chicken that mom would cook up. She loved playing canasta with the neighbors till late in the evenings and rides to "the cabin" in Morgan County. She touched many people's lives in many wonderful ways. Family will receive friends Sunday 2-5pm at the MAEDER-QUINT-TIBERI Funeral Home, 1068 S. High St. Mass of Christian Burial 11 am Monday at Corpus Christi Church, 1111 Stewart Ave. Burial St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the , 1379 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215 www.alz.org. To view and sign the on-line register, visit
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Jan. 20, 2018
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