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Charlene S. Thompson

Posted By DeBord-Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory On November 25, 2014 @ 3:30 pm In Obituaries | 7 Comments

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Charlene Scheid (Reese) Thompson, 62, of Mount Joy, PA, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Monday, November 24, 2014, after a one year battle with leukemia. Born on August 29, 1952, in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Charles S. and Mary Elizabeth (Buckwalter) Reese, of Lancaster. She was married to the late Edward S. Thompson III, for 17 years.

After graduating from J.P. McCaskey High School in 1970, she received her Associates degree from Goldey-Beacom College in Wilmington, DE. She was an employee at Lancaster-Lebanon IU 13 for the last six years.

Having previously resided in Orlando, FL, for 25 years, she became an avid fan of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. She also enjoyed NASCAR races, sewing, fishing and the Florida weather. She loved dogs, having a special affinity for Boxers.

She is survived by two sisters, Carol Ann, wife of James Feister, of Lancaster, PA and Mary (Fran), wife of Clark W. Colby, of North Huntingdon, PA; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward S. Thompson III, who passed away in 2005.

Charlene will be greatly missed by her family and friends and pet beagle, Daisy.

The family would like to thank all of her friends from IU 13 for their generous expressions of support.

A viewing will be held at the Kearney A. Snyder Funeral Home, 141 E. Orange St., Lancaster, PA, 17602 on Friday, November 28, 2014, from 10:00 AM to noon. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, Charlene wished that contributions in her memory be made in the form of donating blood to the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Blood Donor Center, 35 Hope Dr., Room 101, Hershey, PA, 17033.

Condolences for the family of “Charlene S. Thompson”

Condolence from Kim Lewis on November 26th, 2014 10:41 am

I am saddened by the loss of Charlene. She truly was an amazing person. I will always miss the way she said hello to all of us in the office. Gone but never forgotten.

Condolence from Carol Preston Paulsen on November 26th, 2014 11:24 am

Carol and Fran,
So sorry to hear this news. I have so many fond memories of Charlene from school, Jobies, and later when she visited me here in Seattle. I know she never quite got over losing Ed. May she be at peace. My thoughts and prayers to you and your families.
God Bless,
Carol Preston Paulsen

Condolence from Sherrie Bush Blackwell on November 26th, 2014 11:28 am

I graduated with Charlene and I am so sorry to hear of her passing – My deepest sympathy to her family!

Condolence from laura ferenczy on November 26th, 2014 1:57 pm

sorry for your loss. “Charlie” was a sweet friend from high school and Jobies. Quick to laugh, she had a good attitude toward life. She will be missed by all who knew her.
May God comfort you.
Laura “Lynn” Reed Ferenczy

Condolence from Mari Candelario on November 26th, 2014 2:34 pm

My thoughts and prayers to the family.

Condolence from sue berkheimer toumazou on November 30th, 2014 12:47 pm

Dear Kay and Fran –
I was shocked to hear about dear “Charlie” . I have so many wonderful memories of her and your entire family. We were besties in our Wickersham days and during a fierce blizzard, I was staying with you all and had the best game of Monopoly ever! So many trips to Steton Place to open for the season or close up for the winter. We lost touch but I have never forgotten my dear friend. Makes me sad that we weren’t in touch when she became ill. Thoughts and prayers to you both!! Love, Sue

Condolence from Steve and Nanci on December 1st, 2014 10:51 am

We were so sorry to hear about Dutch. She was a great neighbor and we will really miss her. Always had a smile and a great attitude. Praying God will give you peace through this difficult time.

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