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Sheila Thompson

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Sheila Thompson Obituary
Thompson, Sheila
Sheila (Devaney) Thompson, 84, of Middletown died after a brief illness surrounded by her family on January 4, 2018. She was born on December 10, 1933 in New Ferry, England. This caring, generous and unassuming woman was the daughter of the late James and Edith (Molyneux) Devaney. Sheila is survived by her husband Donald Thompson of Middletown; her daughter Vicki Taft (Craig) of Middletown; her son DJ Thompson (Maura) of Higganum and her daughter-in-law Debi Thompson of Higganum. Sheila was predeceased by her loving son Gary Thompson (Debi) of Higganum. Sheila has eight grandchildren: Jamie, Chris and Ryan Shukis, Brooke, Morgan and Gary Thompson and Donny and Danny Thompson and two great-grandchildren Selena and Kaden Shukis. Many nieces and nephews here in the U.S. and across the pond in England. A very special cousin and sister-in-law Ann Thompson and brother-in-law Skip and their son Greg; brothers-in-law Ted Thompson (Judy) and Jim Thompson and sisters-in-law Pat Sunderland (Wes) and Annette Bradley (Tom). Sheila was also predeceased by her three brothers, John, William (Alma) and Tony (Ann), all of England, and her sister-in-law Gayle (Jim) Thompson of Arizona. Sheila loved to swim with her friends at Woodrow Wilson Middle School and visit the senior center for exercising. Sheila was retired from Riverview Hospital and found most enjoyment with her family visiting from England.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday evening from 5 to 8 p.m., January 9, 2018 at Coughlin Lastrina Funeral Home, 491 High St., Middletown. Burial will be at a later date at Veteran's State Cemetery. Services will begin on Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m.
Published in Middletown Press on Jan. 8, 2018
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