We announce the passing of Mrs. Rita Thompson. Rita died on May 5, 2018.
Rita is survived by sons, Edmund I. Thompson Jr., Michael R. Thompson and Jimmy A. Thompson; daughter, Vivian Allen; adopted daughter, Janice Brooks; sister, Ione Chinnery; brothers, Leando Gabriel, Clarene Hedrington, Leslie Hedrington and Herman Mitchell.
She is survived as well by grandchildren, David E. Thompson, Kelly V. Thompson-Webbe, Crystal J. Thompson-Dennis, Yvette Allen, Manica Allen, Tiffany D. Thompson-Ruggiero and Jimmy A. Thompson Jr.; great-grandchildren, DeAvian Thompson, Delaney Thompson, Kylan Thompson, David E. Thompson Jr., Terrence G. Webbe Jr., Jaris Dennis Jr. and Tommy-Joe Wise.
Rita is survived as well by grandchildren-in-law, Shekerah Thompson, Terrence G. Webbe Sr., Jaris Dennis Sr., Mike Ruggiero; and other family members and friends too numerous to mention.
Viewing is set for Monday, May 14, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Turnbull’s Funeral Home.
Church viewing is set for Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at Holy Family Catholic Church from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 a.m.
Interment is set for Eastern Cemetery in Smith Bay.