George Thompson

Obituary of George E. Thompson

George E. Thompson, 85, of Whitesboro passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2020. George was born in Utica on February 1, 1935 the son of George F. and Martha A. (Zick) Thompson. He was raised and educated in Utica and was a graduate of Utica Free Academy and later completed the General Electric Apprentice Program. He was a proud veteran of the United States Air Force. For 41 years until his retirement George was employed with General Electric/Lockheed Martin. He was a member of American Legion Post # 1376, New Hartford an the Mohawk Valley Chapter of SPCBSQSA and volunteered for the Adirondack Senic Railroad and the Stanley Theater. George is survived by his sister, Grace (Lester) Henderson, Oriskany, nieces and nephews, James Boccardo, Michael (Holly) Boccardo, Judy Boccardo-Verminski, Jeffrey (Lisa) Henderson, Kimberly (John) Exton, Jacqueline Sherwood, Georgianna Henderson (Jim Baker), and Scott (Sheila) Henderson and many great and great great nieces and nephews. George was predeceased by a niece, Susanne Stickles and a sister, Norma Boccardo. Calling hours for Mr. Thompson will be held on Saturday, August 15, 2020 from 12:00 – 3:00 with a funeral service at 3:00 p.m. at the Heintz Funeral Home, 1517 Whitesboro St., Utica. Those so wishing may make donations to the Stevens-Swan Humane Society. Due to the Covid-19 guidelines everyone must wear a face covering upon entering the funeral home, social distancing protocols must be followed and contact tracing will be implemented.
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Saturday
15
August

Calling Hours

12:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday, August 15, 2020
Heintz Funeral Home
1517 Whitesboro St.
Utica, New York, United States
Saturday
15
August

Funeral Service

3:00 pm
Saturday, August 15, 2020
Heintz Funeral Home
1517 Whitesboro St.
Utica, New York, United States

Donations

Those so wishing may make donations to the Stevens-Swan Humane Society, 5664 Horatio St., Utica, NY 13502
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