Virene “Vi” Elva Thompson (née Finlayson) formerly of R. R. #2 Kincardine, passed away at R-Villa Retirement Residence, Ripley on Tuesday, December 29th, 2020 at the age of 93.
Beloved wife of the late Alvin Errington Thompson (2015).
Dear mother of Sandra (Allan) MacDonald of R. R. #2 Ripley, Karen (Tom) Riley of R. R. #4 Walkerton, Arlene Thompson (Peter Corbett) of London, Brian (Betty Anne Bushell) Thompson of R. R. #2 Kincardine, Joyce (Chris) Cotterall of Brisbane, Australia and Janice Thompson (Ron Johnston) of Granbury, Texas.
Missed by her grandchildren, Terry (Sean Pressey), Regan (Derek Hori), James (Anita) MacDonald, Brad MacDonald, Brett Thompson (Dan Wright), Allyson (Andrew Lambert), Robyn (Greg Farrell), Amanda Riley, Darcy Cotterall and Elly Cotterall and great-grandchildren, Emma, Evan, Evie, Jack, Nathan, Charlie, Emmett, Kate, Jase, Finley, Tristan, Jillian and Kira.
Fondly remembered by her sisters Oral Cameron of London and Marilyn (Bob) Johnston of Ripley, Along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
After graduating with her nursing diploma from the Stratford School of Nursing in 1949, she worked for several years as a registered nurse at the St.Mary’s and Kincardine hospitals. Virene was an active member of Kincardine United Church, Kincardine Agricultural Society, Bruce County Museum Board and for 53 years, the Bervie Women’s Institute.
Predeceased by her parents, Orville and Verna (née Hooey) Finlayson, grandson Jason Thompson, nephew Scott Cameron and in-laws Bernice (John) Norman and Murray Cameron.
Final resting place, Kincardine Cemetery.
Memorial donations to Kincardine Agricultural Society or Bruce County Women’s Institute Scholarship Fund would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy and may be arranged online or through the funeral home.
Tuesday December 29th 2020
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Virene Vi Elva Thompson nee Finlayson Tuesday December 29th 2020..
Décès pour la Ville:Kincardine, Province: Ontario