Dora May Thomson

Dora May Thomson

NEWARK: A funeral service for Dora May Thomson, 82 of Newark, will be held at 10 AM on Friday, November 16, 2012 at the Second Presbyterian Church, 42 E. Church St., Newark, with Pastor Charlie Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Thomson, a beloved mother, grandmother and sister passed away on November 9, 2012 at the Inn at SharonBrooke. She was born on February 4, 1930 to the late Forrest and Adelaide (Trisler) Robison in Ellston, IA.

Mrs. Thomson received a B.S. degree from Tarkio College and a master's degree from The Ohio State University. She was retired from Newark High School after 30+ years. She was a member of the Second Presbyterian Church since 1968 and was a Stephens Minister for many years. She was also a member of the Newark Education Association. For several years, she dedicated many hours a week to the food pantry at Second Presbyterian Church, part of the Licking County Food Network.

She is survived by her children, Diane Thomson, of Appleton, WI, Steven (Melanie) Thomson, of Massillon, Carolyn (John) Belisle, of Newark; grandchildren, Ryan (Jenna) Augenstein, Jaclyn Thomson, Michelle Augenstein, Sarah Belisle, Kurtis Thomson, Daniel Belisle and Colleen Thomson; siblings, Eugene (Joyce) Robison, Naomi (George) Hosfield and David (Sharon) Robison all of Iowa; many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Francis Dean Thomson, who passed away December 29, 2011.

Friends may call from 5-8PM on Thursday, November 15, 2012 at the Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st Street, Newark.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Thomson Memorial Fund at Second Presbyterian Church or to the .

The Thomson family requests that all guestbook condolences be signed at and click obituaries/guestbook entry.


Funeral Home

Brucker & Kishler Funeral Home
985 North 21st Street Newark, OH 43055

Published in the Advocate from Nov. 11 to Nov. 13, 2012