John F. Thompson, age 97, of North Huntingdon, passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Westmoreland Manor, Greensburg.
He was born July 14, 1920 in Long Branch, NJ, a son of the late Fred and Rose Matricon Thompson. Prior to his retirement in 1982, John was employed as a draftsman by Reliance Steel Products Co., McKeesport and Keystone Drafting Co. He was a member of St. Agnes Church of North Huntingdon, Holy Name Society, Alter Society and Funeral Choir. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Thompson. He is survived by his good friends, Bruce W. Jordanhazy and Gloria and Jay. Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, on Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. A funeral blessing will take place at 11 a.m. in the funeral home. Interment will follow in Westmoreland Memorial Park, Greensburg. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.
Originally published January 10, 2018.