William J. Thompson

March 31, 2014

Thompson, William Obituary

William J. Thompson died March 31, 2014. He was 85. Born in Kearny, he was a lifelong resident and also spent his winters in Sarasota, FL.

Visiting will be on Wednesday from 3 until 7 p.m. at the Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. The service will be that evening at 6 p.m. His cremation will be private.

Bill served in the Army and was part of the U.S. occupying forces in Japan during WWII. He was a retired Detective Sergeant from The Kearny Police Department. He was a member of Copestone-Ophir F. and A.M., The West Hudson South Bergen Optimist Club, The Tatum Ridge Golf Club, and had worked and played for years at Crestmont Country Club.

Husband of Barbara (nee Nicolls), he is survived by his children and their spouses: Jeffrey and Meg Thompson, and Dorine and John Pomponio. Brother of the late David Thompson and Gladys Smith. He was also the devoted Pop Pop to Travis Thompson, Allison Fisher, Lindsey Link, Jessica and Tucker Thompson and Joshua, Kaitlyn and Sara Pomponio. Also surviving are his great grandchildren Molly, Jack, Cooper and James.

In lieu of flowers kindly consider a donation to Grace United Methodist Church, Kearny.




Day:
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April 2, 2014
3 - 7 p.m.

Visiting Hours
Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home

596 Belgrove Drive
Kearny, NJ 07032
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Day:
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April 2, 2014
6 p.m.

Service
Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home

596 Belgrove Drive
Kearny, NJ 07032
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