Obituary: Richard E. Thompson – January 5, 2012

Richard E. “Dick” Thompson 75, of Southborough, formerly of Mt. Prospect and Park Ridge, IL , died January 5, 2012. He was the beloved husband of Peggy (Rafter) Thompson; devoted father of Ryan, Scott, Sean, and Megan Thompson of Southborough; Jean (Michael) O’Shea and her husband Micheal of Park Ridge, IL, Ken and Karen Thompson of Chicago, IL; grandfather of Olivia Thompson, Griffin, Genevieve and Connor O’Shea; brother of George (Sharon) Thompson of Barrington, IL; nephew of Barbara Bowen of Elk Grove Village, IL; son of the late Clifford E. and Genevieve (Kaiser) Thompson of Mt. Prospect and Park Ridge, IL.

Dick was an Army veteran and the owner of a family business, Thompson’s Finer Foods, of Park Ridge, IL, till it closed in 1996 and the family moved to Massachusetts.

Visiting hours will be on Thursday, January 12, from 4 to 8 PM at Morris Funeral Home, 40 Main St., Southoborough. A Mass of resuurection will be on Friday, January 13, at 10 AM at St. Anne Church, 20 Boston Road, Southborough. Memorial contributions may be sent iin his memory to New England Center for Children, 33 Turnpike Road, Southborough, MA 01772.

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(Obituary courtesy of Morris Funeral Home)

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