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RUTH THOMPSON

THOMPSON

RUTH THOMPSON

SUNRISE-MAY 15, 1925

SUNSET-MARCH 30, 2013

RUTH “RUBY” HELEN THOMPSON, 87, Passed away Saturday, March 30, 2013 at her home in Melbourne, Florida. Ruby was born May 15, 1925 in St. John’s Newfoundland to the late Thomas and Elizabeth Morrissey. She married the late John “Jack” Curtin Thompson, of Jersey Shore, PA, in August 1952 and together they raised six wonderful children. Both Ruby and Jack were proud to be lifetime members of the American Legion and VFW in Melbourne, Florida. She was an avid bingo player at Ascension Church and loved to bowl at Brunswick Lanes.

Ruby is Survived by her four children Bob (Ivy) Thompson of Merritt Island, Florida, Tom (Connie) Thompson of Jersey Shore, PA, Kim Thompson of Sacramento, CA and John (Julie) Thompson of Schertz, TX. Also surviving are her eight beautiful grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Ruby is predeceased by her late husband, Jack Thompson (2001), and two children, Sheree Thompson (1987) and Gary Thompson (2005).

Our Family would like to thank Vitas Hospice and all the caregivers who took such wonderful care of our Mother. In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution to Vitas in Melbourne, Florida.