1935 – 2008
N. Grosvenordale – George S. Thompson, Sr., 72, of Riverside Drive, died Thursday, March 13, 2008 in Worcester MA. He was the loving husband of the late Rena (Bonneville) Thompson until her death in 1996. Born in Putnam, he was the son of the late Thomas and Joan (Burnell) Thompson.
Mr. Thompson worked as a maintenance mechanic for Anchor Glass for over 30 years. He enjoyed flea markets, auctions, playing cards, golfing, cooking, and teasing everyone he met.
George is survived by his sons, George Thompson Jr. of Grosvenordale, Michael Thompson Sr. of Grosvenordale, Bruce Thompson of Connelly Springs NC, and David Thompson of Brooklyn; his brother, Thomas Thompson Jr. of FL; his sisters, Millie Chase of Danielson, Betty LeCarter of Willamantic, and Helen Lester of Bellows Falls VT; 3 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with George’s family from 4:00 to 7:00 pm, Sunday, March 16, 2008 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam. A gathering will begin at 10:00 am on Monday at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am in St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St., Putnam. Burial to follow in St. Mary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations, may be made to the family.