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Ronald L. Thompson


1938 - 2019
Ronald L. Thompson Obituary
Ronald L. Thompson

Elmira - Age 81, of Elmira, NY passed away on Sunday, September 15, 2019. Ron was born in Corning, NY on August 4, 1938 to the late Dorothy and Daniel Thompson. Ron is survived by his wife of 57 years, Jo Ann; daughters, Kelly Baker, Walnut Creek, CA, Colleen (Howard) Weedon, Centreville, VA, Kimberly (Scott) Proudfoot, Elmira; son, Ronald (Stephanie) Thompson, Horseheads; grandchildren, Layne & Morgan Weedon, Luke, Logan & Olivia Proudfoot, Andrew & Brooke Thompson; sister, Gloria Clark, Corning, NY; brother, John (Sally) Thompson, Painted Post; sisters-in-law Rose (Michael) Bennett, Elmira & Christine (Thomas) Harrigan, Apollo Beach, FL; several nieces, nephews and cousins; predeceased by his brothers, Daniel Jr., Robert, Richard & Paul; sisters, Winifred, Norma & Betty. Ron worked for Corning, Inc. for 47 years, a member of the Italian American Veterans Club and a Veteran US Marines. Ron also was a lifetime member of St. Anthony's Parish and a communicant of the Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Kalec Funeral Home on Wednesday, September 18th from 4 to 7 p.m. A prayer service there Thursday at 9 a.m. followed by his Mass of Christian Burial in Sts. Peter & Paul's Church at 10 a.m. Burial to follow in Sts. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Donations in his memory to St. Jude's (envelopes available at the funeral home and his mass). Ron's family would like to thank: Dr. Mohamed Atwaibi, Dr. Vincent Ladelia, Dr. Renee Abderhalden, Dr. Michael Horgan and Judy Blodgett (his dialysis nurse) for their loving care. The officers and members of the IAV club will meet at the Kalec Funeral Home on Wednesday, September 18th at 7 p.m. to conduct a prayer service for our departed member Ronald L. Thompson. Signed Geno Dunn, Commander.
Published in Star-Gazette from Sept. 17 to Sept. 19, 2019
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