No. Andover, MA – Lorraine (Dion) Thompson, 90, wife of the late Frederick L. Thompson, Sr., passed away March 23, 2021 at Prescott House in North Andover.
Born in Pomfret, Vermont, she was the daughter of the late Ulderic and Bernadette (Darveau) Dion. Raised in Lebanon, NH, she was a graduate of Lebanon High School, Class of 1948. She obtained her teaching degree from Keene State, graduating in the Class of 1952. Lorraine lived in Rochester, NY from 1963 until 1975, when she moved to Danvers, MA. While living in Danvers, she volunteered for many years at the former Hunt Hospital. Lorraine lived in Arizona from 1993 until 2015 before moving to North Reading, MA. She was an avid hiker and bird watcher, traveling to every state in the Union and many countries to bird watch. Known for being a huge Celtics fan she also enjoyed bowling. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Surviving her are her children, Frederick L. Thompson, Jr. and his wife Cathy of Atkinson, NH; Claudette M. Thompson and Christopher McGovern of No. Reading, MA; Paul N. Thompson and his wife Juli of Elon, NC; John W. Thompson and his wife Elisabeth of Bradford, MA; ten grandchildren; three great grandchildren; five siblings; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at a later time at the New Hampshire State Veteran’s Cemetery in Boscawen, NH. Arrangements are by the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main Street, Haverhill. Donations may be made in her memory to the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, 87 Perkins Row, Topsfield, MA 01983, or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverly Oaks Road, Waltham, MA, 02452. Please visit Comeau Funeral on Facebook or www.comeaufuneral.com
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