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Jean M. Thompson

November 28, 1939 — May 9, 2022

Jean M. Thompson                 “beloved mother, grandmother, and sister”


SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa.---Jean M. Thompson, 82, of Shinglehouse, passed away unexpectedly in her home, on Monday, May 9, 2022.

     Born on Tuesday, November 28, 1939 in Nile, N.Y., she was a daughter of Barney L. and Mable L. Prindle Roper.  On July 22, 1960 in Eldred, she married Ronald L. “Ron” Thompson, who passed away on July 8, 1992.

     Jean attended school in Friendship, N.Y. For many years she was employed as a home healthcare aide.  She attended the First Baptist Church in Shinglehouse.  She enjoyed her flower gardens.

     Left to cherish her memory are five children, Penny J. Anders of Shinglehouse, Marie M. (Mark) Wolf of Allegany, N.Y., Willard W. Tompkins of Shinglehouse, Jeff L (Valerie) Thompson of Duke Center, and Thomas N. “Tom” Thompson of Shinglehouse; nine grandchildren; twenty-two great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Roger W. Roper of Delevan, N.Y. and Ernest (Joan) Roper of Tonawanda, N.Y.; and many nieces and nephews.

     In addition to her parents and husband, Jean was predeceased by a grandson, Michael I. Veley; two sisters, Patricia Ann Pendleton and Sandra Veley; and a brother, Ronald Roper.

     In keeping with Jean’s wishes, there will be no public visitation or funeral services.  Burial will be in East Sharon Cemetery, Shinglehouse.

     In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shinglehouse Volunteer Ambulance Association, PO Box 98, Shinglehouse, PA 16748.

     Jean entrusted her care and cremation arrangements to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L.  Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.

    To express condolences, light a candle or share a fond memory of Jean, please visit  or the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home Facebook page.


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