Nancy S. Thompson, 70, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Monday morning in Hospice Community Care, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.
Born in Santa Monica, Calif., on July 4, 1942, she was a daughter of the late Ralph and Jeanne Melendez. Prior to retiring in 2011, she was employed by CEO for 30 years in the accounting/fiscal department.
Nancy volunteered her time with the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Food Bank and Feed A Friend. She was involved with the Wilkes-Barre Cosmos Soccer League for 10 years. She was also involved with the Coal Street Little League.
She enjoyed making crafts and attending craft shows. She loved going to flea markets, the movies and camping.
She was preceded in death by her infant granddaughter, Julianna Basso; her brother, Chris; and sister Midge.
Nancy is survived by her son, David Hall, and his wife, Sharlene, of Fernley, Nev.; daughters, Tammy Hall of Buena Park, Calif.; Karen Downs and her husband, Jay, of Dallas; Melissa Basso and her husband, Christopher, of Mountain Top; Mary Thompson of Wilkes-Barre; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren, including her best buddy, Noah, who resided with her; sister Carol Barnes of Valley Center, Calif.; several nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Kniffen O'Malley Funeral Home Inc., 465 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Memorial donations may be made to the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Food Bank,165 Amber Lane, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702. Condolences may be sent atwww.BestLifeTributes.com.
Kniffen O'Malley Funeral Home, Inc.
465 Main Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
Published in Times Leader on June 18, 2013