Fred L ThompsonDecember 31, 1930 ~ December 7, 2017 (age 86)
Southbridge...Fred I. Thompson, 86, of Main Street, died December 7, 2017, after being stricken ill at home. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law Lisa A. and Steven Lamica of Woodstock, and their children Derek Lamica of Woodstock, and Marissa Cournoyer and her husband Westley of Sturbridge. He also considered as his children Michael Lee and his wife Doris of Woodstock, Kenneth Lee and his wife Debra of Brookfield, John "Scott" Lee of Southbridge, William C. Lee and his wife Bonita of North Carolina, Shirley Yanka and her husband Paul of Southbridge, and Rosemary "Debbie" Lee and her fiance Keith McDonald of Holland, and their children as his grandchildren. He was predeceased by his longtime companion Jackie Lee who died in November 2007, and a son Fred L. Thompson, Jr.
Fred was born in Jackman, Maine, December 31, 1930, and has lived in this area for most of his life. He was a veteran of the US Navy and US Air Force serving in the Korean War. He worked for T.P.Morin as a painter for many years, and was a former employee of the American Optical Co. After his retirement, he was a school crossing guard for Charlton Street School area for many years.
He enjoyed walking, cooking, and shopping at Big Bunny. He was very fond of his pet bird that he had for many years.
The funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, December 19, 2017, at 10AM at St. Mary's Church 263 Hamilton Street, Southbridge, MA 01550. Burial with Military Honors will follow at OakRidge Cemetery, Southbridge. There are no calling hours. Sansoucy Funeral Home, 40 Marcy Street, Southbridge is directing the arrangements