Evelyn Marie Thompson

August 24, 1916 - March 06, 2015

Evelyn Marie Thompson

August 24, 1916 - March 06, 2015


Evelyn M. Thompson died March 6, 2015 at the age of 98. She was born August 24, 1916 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Lester and Florence Russie. She moved to San Francisco, California, where she met her husband, Captain Clifford W. Thompson, and was married in Reno, Nevada on June 22, 1946. She was a long time member of the Order of Eastern Star, Ferndale, WA.

Survivors include her daughter Barbara T. Giannetti, grandson John P. Giannetti, granddaughter Barbara M. Giannetti (Vance Kelly), great-grandson Quinn Giannetti Kelly, sister Dorothy Stark, brother John R. Russie (Alice), and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers Elmer and Les Russie, sister Betty Brostrom, and her cat Missy.

The family would like tot thank the entire staff Brookdale Assisted Living Facility Fairhaven, for the loving care they gave her to the end.

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3 responses to Evelyn Marie Thompson

  1. So sorry to read of your mom’s passing Barbara. I have very fond memories of her from my growing up years. She was always so pleasant and a beautiful lady. May God give you all wonderful memories to fill the void of her absence here on earth.

  2. What a long life Evelyn lived, she was always active doing garden work and sharing it with me and teaching me the proper way to plant seeds. She would do a lot of walking which kept her young. I missed her when she moved away and visited her a couple times, but not often enough. When we first moved in the house next door, she was the mean lady that use to serve food to us high school students and I thought oh no, but I learned to love her as a mom and she took my kids in as her own. She had a lot of love to give. I always told my daughter to go check on MRS. T, and of course Mrs. T was always waiting for her visit. She was a great person that came into our lives and a joy to have has a neighbor. She is happy now with the Captain. Sail away to the sunset MRS. T.

  3. What a special lady Mrs T was to me and my brothers growing up… our dog “Precious” used to go over there everyday and at dinner time I would have to go over and get her, and bring her home she found peace & quiet being at Mr and Mrs T house, they loved her so much.. When Mr T passed away a little piece of Precious did too – she didn’t live long after Mr T. Almost every day I would interrupt there 430pm dinner but they always invited me in for a little treat or just to catch up talking about life and how my family was doing :) What special people the two of them were to my family. I hold my memories close from my childhood with Mr and Mrs T … it makes me smile to know they are together again. Until we meet again…prayers for the family.

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