Harold J. Thompson Jr., Age 95, passed away peacefully on July 11, 2021. He was born on February 25, 1926 to the late Harold and Kathryn Thompson in Chicago, Illinois. Harold dedicated his whole life to public service. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II and continued an illustrious career of service as a Chicago Firefighter. Harold was dedicated to his faith and family and his legacy and spirit will live on forever in all of those who had the honor of knowing him. Funeral Saturday 9:30 a.m. from Salerno's Galewood Chapels, Sciaraffa Funeral Directors, 1857 N. Harlem Avenue, Chicago, 60707 to St. Luke Church, 7600 W. Lake Street, River Forest, 60305 for Mass at 10:30 a.m. Interment St. Mary Cemetery in Lake Forest, IL. Visitation Friday 4:00-9:00 p.m. Mask is required for non-vaccinated attendees. For information call (773) 889-1700.
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Published by Chicago Tribune on Jul. 18, 2021.