Dec. 16, 2012
Edward F. Thompson Sr., of Exeter and formerly of Goose Island Section of Wilkes Barre, died Sunday, Dec. 16 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Plains Township.
Born on March 28, 1963, in Wilkes Barre, he was the son of the late Richard and Rita Thompson, and graduated from Wyoming Valley West High School in 1981.
Formerly employed by Inter Metro Wire Company in Wilkes Barre for 18 years.
He was a member of the VFW Post 396 of Wyoming, the Wyoming Hose Co. #2, and American Lithuanian Club of Wyoming.
Edward will be sadly missed by his children, brothers, and sisters and especially his brother in-law and his faithful dachshunds Shelby and Zack.
He had a wit and humor that will be remembered forever.
He is survived by son, Edward Thompson of Exeter and daughter, Rachel Thompson of Center Moreland; brothers, Robert of Luzerne, Tommy of Larksville; sisters, Judy and her husband Ron Hankey of Swoyersville, Mary Ellen Sims of Swoyersville, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by brothers, Richard and William.
Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, Dec. 19, from Mamary-Durkin Funeral Service, 59 Parrish St., Wilkes Barre.
Friends may call Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.