Thomas L. Thompson, 67, of Nanticoke passed away Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at Post Acute Medical Specialty Hospital, Wilkes-Barre, following a lengthy illness.
Born in Anspach, Germany, on June 3, 1949, he was the son of the late Leonard and Fredda Girg Thompson. A resident of Nanticoke and Newport Township most of his life, he attended the Newport Township Schools. He was employed as a painter at Phoenix Manufacturing Company for many years, retiring in 1995 due to an injury. He was also had been employed for a short time at Morris-Knutsen Company, Mountain Top.
He was a member of the former St. Stanislaus Church and previously belonged to Fraternal Order of Eagles and Sons of the American Legion, Nanticoke, when his health permitted him to go. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan.
He will be missed by his wife of 45 years, the former Dorothy Howard; a daughter, Charmain Thompson (Jay Norton), Ashley; sons, Thomas Thompson Jr. (Mandy), Wyoming; and Joseph Thompson (Jessica), Wilkes-Barre; grandchildren, Chelsey, Autumn, Hannibal, Cooper and Addyson Thompson; a sister, Yvonne Makowski (Jan), Wanamie; and a nephew, Lee Makowski (Melanie), Mountain Top.
A viewing and period of visitation will be Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Davis-Dinelli Funeral Home, 170 E. Broad St., Nanticoke.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mr. Thompson's memory will be accepted at the funeral home.
Tom's family extends their sincerely thanks to the staff and aides at Post Acute Medical Specialty Hospital for the wonderful assistance as well as Dr. Wolanin who cared for him many years.
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Published by Citizens Voice on Jan. 11, 2017.