Isabella (Pearson) Thompson, 84, of Palmyra, Virginia went home to be with her Lord on Easter morning, Sunday, April 1, 2018. She was born in Homeville, Pennsylvania on April 15, 1933 to the late George H. and Dorothy (Lingertot) Pearson. Isabella grew up in Dravosburg, Pennsylvania, Where she graduated from McKeesport High School in 1951. She married the love of her life, the late Thomas Cowan Thompson of Glassport on May 16, 1952 at the First Methodist Church in Glassport. They were married for 60 years and resided in Elizabeth Township. After raising her four sons, Isabella began a career in banking and eventually retired as a bank officer for Three Rivers Bank. She was baptized at the Riverview Baptist Church of McKeesport in 1962, but continued following her love of Anglican Worship throughout her life. Most recently, she attended the Christ Anglican Fellowship Church in Orange, Virginia. Her favorite Bible verses were Philippians 4: 6-7. Isabella and Thomas had a love for travel and visited Nova Scotia, Bermuda, Israel and Alaska after retirement.
She is survived by her four sons, Mark (Mary) Thompson of Honey Brook, PA, Jeffrey (Joyce) Thompson of Palmyra, VA, Thomas (Judy) Thompson, Jr. of West Mifflin, PA and James (Lori) Thompson of Glen Burnie, MD, 8 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, cousins, nieces and nephews. She also leaves behind her dear childhood friend, Carol Neyman of Dravosburg. In addition to her parents and husband, Isabella was preceded in death by her three siblings, Ethel Bulischeck, George Pearson and Dorothy Harris. Friends and Family are welcome Friday, April 6 from 1-3 pm and 5-8 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Twp, (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Funeral Service will be held Saturday, April 7 at 11 am in the funeral home chapel with Vicar Jim Beavers, officiating. Interment will follow at Jefferson Memorial Park Cemetery, Pleasant Hills. Donations of remembrance may be made to the Christ Anglican Fellowship Church, 153B East Main Street, Orange, VA 22960. Now these three remain: Faith, Hope, and Love. But the greatest of these is Love. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com