THOMP­SON, John Arthur

Cape Breton Post - - In Memoriam -

With sad­ness, we, the fam­ily of John Arthur Thomp­son, re­gret to an­nounce his sud­den pass­ing on Fri­day, May 5, 2017, at the Cape Bre­ton Re­gional Hos­pi­tal, Syd­ney.

Born Fe­bru­ary 3, 1947, in Syd­ney, John was the son of the late Charles and Cora (MacKin­non) Thomp­son.

He was formerly em­ployed at Ea­ton’s and Ma­son’s Whole­sale, re­tir­ing from Is­land De­liv­ery Ser­vice.

John is sur­vived by his wife, Chris­tena (Lund); daugh­ter, Arin (Leroy), Syd­ney; sis­ters, Eve­lyn and Co­ral Lee, both of Syd­ney; broth­ers, Charles (Mar­i­lyn), Syd­ney, James (Judy), Syd­ney, Peter, Syd­ney, Ge­orge (Heather), North Syd­ney and Frank (Laura), Howie Cen­tre; grand­daugh­ter, Ad­di­son, his pride and joy.

Visi­ta­tion will take place at Syd­ney Me­mo­rial Chapel on Mon­day, May 8, 2017 from 7-9 p.m.

Fu­neral ser­vice will be held in the chapel on Tues­day, May 9 at 11 a. m., with Rev. Robert Lyle of­fi­ci­at­ing. In­ter­ment will take place at a later date.

Me­mo­ri­als may be made to the Cana­dian Di­a­betes As­so­ci­a­tion.

Words of com­fort can be sent to the fam­ily at www. syd­neymemo­ri­ or e-mailed to syd­neymemo­ri­alchapel@ns.sym­pa­

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