Funeral Notices

April 4, 2013

Rita (Margaret) Thompson

THOMPSON - A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated Wednesday, April 3, 2013, from St. Peter's Church in Plattsburgh, N.Y. for Rita (Margaret) Thompson, 92, formerly of Carter Court, Dannemora, and most recently of Erin Court and Pine Harbour, who died Saturday, March 23, at Meadowbrook Health Care in Plattsburgh. Msgr. Joseph Aubin, retired, celebrated the Mass, assisted by Joe Swinyer and Veronica Matott. Organist was George Shnob. Soloist was Mitch Willette. Colin and Mary Ann Thompson, Suzanne and Garry Holt, Thomas and Sheila Thompson placed the pall. Thomas Thompson placed the crucifix. Colin Thompson placed the rosary. Suzanne Holt gave remarks of remembrance of Rita's life. Colin Thompson and Mary Ann Thompson read from scripture. Sharon and Marcus Walsh presented the gifts. Pallbearers were Peter Light, Michael Light, Matthew Gallipeo, Robert Thompson, Edward Schneider and David Weston. Entombment followed in Whispering Maples Mausoleum in Plattsburgh, where committal prayers were read. Arrangements were entrusted to the Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 (518) 561-3980. Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at

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