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Gene Thompson

Gene E. Thompson

Tuesday, February 15th, 1938 - Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
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Obituary

Gene Earl Thompson, 81, of Kirkville died on Wednesday,

In his own words: “I was a graduate of Eastwood High School, class of 1955. An Army Veteran spending two years in Germany as a helicopter electrical repairman. I was a 36 year employee of Niagara Mohawk, retiring in 1994 as a Line Foreman, a member of IBEW Local 97.

I was a lifetime member of the Kirkville Volunteer Fire Company. I served as a board member of the Kirkville Cemetery Association since 1995. I belonged to the Minoa American Legion and the Chittenango Presbyterian Church. My wife Judy and I played golf at least four times a week. Although I had a hole in one in 1978, over the years my wife had four! In 2018 I shot a 78, two better than my age!”

Surviving is his wife, Judy; daughters, Sandra Thompson and Karen Thompson Goebel; son, James Thompson; nine grandchildren; sister, Suzanne Featherly; and brother, Art Thompson.

Calling hours will be Tuesday December 10, 4 to 6pm at the R.H. Schepp & Son Minoa Chapel, 6530 Schepp Corners Road, Minoa. A service will follow at 6pm at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of CNY or Clear Path for Veterans.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location
    R. H. Schepp & Son Minoa Chapel
    Address
    6530 Schepp's Corners Road
    Minoa, New York 13116
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 | 6:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 6:00pm
    Location
    R. H. Schepp & Son Minoa Chapel
    Address
    6530 Schepp's Corners Road
    Minoa, New York 13116
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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PHIL CERIMELI

Posted at 06:46am
Sorry for the loss of Geno, great smile and laugh. Fellow line and union brother. Golfer at Arrowhead GC. RIP
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Pat & Dick Neer

Posted at 10:31pm
Dear Judy and family. Gene was a great guy. He was funny and nice to be around. I keep remembering his smile. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. Pat & Dick Neer
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John Kavanaugh

Posted at 08:29am
To Gene's Family, With My deepest sympathy and a prayer. Gene was always a stand up Guy at Nimo and through the years the few times I worked with Him, it was always an enjoyable experience. May He rest in peace. Sincerely, John Kavanaugh, Timber Pines, Florida
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