Born August 24, 1918, in Bradford, she was a daughter of H.K. "Kirby" and Veronica (Cummiskey) Dougherty.
On June 5, 1947 in Bradford, she married Charles P. Thompson, Jr. who died, September 14, 2007.
Mrs. Thompson was a 1936 graduate of St. Bernard High School and a 1940 graduate of D'Youville College in Buffalo. She had worked at Corning Glass.
She was a member of St. Bernard Church. a member of the Catholic Women's Club, a member of the Bible Class at Church and the Rosary Confraternity. She was also a member of the N.A.R.F.E. and A.A R.P. She was an accomplished artist, enjoyed painting with oils and writing poetry.
Surviving are two daughters, Maria (Joseph) Montaruli of Irvington, NY and Aimee (Richard) Mack, of Bristol, RI; three sons Joseph Thompson, of Bradford, Michael Thompson, of Washington, DC, and John (Mary) Thompson, of Peterborough, NH; a daughter in law, Beth Thompson of Bradford; eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one son Patrick Thompson and a brother William Dougherty.
Family will be receiving friends on Sunday, August 25, 2013, from 4:00 to 6:00pm in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc., 372 East Main St., where a prayer service will be held on Monday, August, 26, 2013, at 9:30am, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00am in St. Bernard Church, with Rev. Raymond Gramata, pastor as celebrant. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to St. Bernard Elementary School 450 West Washington St Bradford, PA 16701 or charity of the donor's choice .
On line condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com