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THOMSON, JAMES D. James D. Thomson, 84 of Killingworth, formerly of Madison, CT and River Vale, NJ, passed away November 12, 2012. He was born January 30, 1928 in Canada to Roy and Nellie (Branton) Thomson. James is preceded in death by parents, daughter, Susan (Thomson) Limmer; brothers, William and Jack Thomson. He is survived by loving wife of 42 years, Patricia (Breen) Thomson and children: Kathleen Cason and her husband John of Athens, GA; Jim "Mick" Thomson and his wife Lissa (Parke) of San Diego, CA; Christopher Thomson and his wife Kristen (Suchecki) of Bangor, MA and Karen Gordon and her husband David of Ballston Lake, NY. James is also survived by nine grandchildren who called him "Baba": Jim Limmer and his wife Amy; John Limmer and his wife Meaghan; Lily and David Cason; Brian and Katie Thomson; Angie Whittington, Sara Thomson, Seth Gordon and his wife Shelly; great grandchildren: Mattick Limmer, twins Beth and JT Limmer; Savannah and Joseph Whittington; and Andrew Gordon and two brothers, Robert and Edward Thomson both of Canada. James was a graduate of Detroit Engineering School, class of 1950, Korean War veteran, and 50 years as Manager/Executive of Major US Industrial Design/Build Projects and a member of Madison Golf Club since 1973. Family will receive friends from 1 to 3 PM on Friday, November 16 at the Swan Funeral Home, 80 E. Main Street, Clinton. Family and friends are invited to meet and attend an 11:15 AM Funeral Mass on Saturday, November 17 at St. Lawrence Church, Killingworth with Committal to follow at Evergreen Cemetery with military honors. Please visit www.swanfh.com for memorial tribute. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Lawrence Church, 19 Hemlock Drive, Killingworth, CT 06419 in memory of James D. Thomson.


Published in The New Haven Register on Nov. 14, 2012
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