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Marilyn J. Thompson

Graveside services for Marilyn J. Thompson, age 78, of Ogdensburg, NY, will be held in the Spring at Pine Hill Cemetery. Per her request, there will be no funeral or calling hours. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg. Mrs. Thompson passed away on Thursday, January 17, 2019, at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center surrounded by her loving family.

Marilyn is survived by one son, Ronald Thompson and his wife, Lynette, of Hammond; five daughters, Debbie Matthews and her husband, Henry, of Ogdensburg, Vicki Fredericks and her husband, Gregory, of Ogdensburg, Lori Thompson of Morristown, Kellie Harris and her husband, Stan, of Ogdensburg, and Kari McCormick and her husband, Charlie, of Ogdensburg; two sisters, Diane Whitmarsh of Addison, VT and Susan Whitmarsh of Morristown, NY, sixteen grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Marilyn is predeceased by a granddaughter, Megan Fredericks in 1990, Aaron Thompson in 2010 and a brother, Ronald Whitmarsh in June 2005.

Marilyn was born on June 9, 1940, in Ogdensburg, the daughter of Alton and Florence (Tillie) Badlam Whitmarsh. She attended Morristown Central. Marilyn married Gary Thompson on July 23, 1959, at the Presbyterian Stone Church in Morristown with the Rev. Holt officiating. He predeceased her on November 26, 2006. Marilyn first went to work for Diamond International until it closed. She later went to work for ACCO Brands and retired after 22 years of service.

Marilyn enjoyed reading, watching her granddaughters Paige and Madison participate in sports, watching her bird feeders, seeing her grandchildren graduate college, spending time with her grandchildren and watching Dale Earnhardt.

Donations may be made in Marilyn’s memory to the Heuvelton Fire Department, 95 N State St, Heuvelton, NY 13654 and Galilee United Methodist Church, 5129 County Route 6, Ogdensburg, NY 13669.

48 Condolences

  • Ramona Breen Posted January 18, 2019 5:28 PM

    I am so very sorry for the family’s loss. Marilyn was a kind and loving soul ❤

  • barbara and bob taylerbarbara and bob tayler Posted January 18, 2019 5:32 PM

    i am so sorry to learn of marilyns death. i went to school with her in morristown . i want to send my condolesones to her family.

  • Carolynn and Charlie Mztthews Posted January 18, 2019 7:00 PM

    So sorry to hear of Marilyn’s death ! condolences to her family .

  • Ken and Peg Chambers Posted January 18, 2019 7:32 PM

    So sorry to hear of Marilyns passing. Our condolences to everyone now she and Gary are united once again

  • Donnie and Mary Matice Posted January 18, 2019 7:51 PM

    So sorry for your loss. Many many memories of good times.

  • Leslie MacMartin Posted January 18, 2019 7:51 PM

    So Sorry to hear this. “Aunt” Marilyn was a kind and caring soul. I will always be grateful for the love and support she showed us. Sending love and condolences to all.

  • Parker Piercey Posted January 18, 2019 7:57 PM

    So sorry for your loss..I worked with her at ACCO. I will miss her coming into my deli…she was a kind lady.

  • Dick & Sue Bouchey Posted January 18, 2019 7:58 PM

    So sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom, grandmother. Find comfort knowing you are in our thoughts and prayers

  • Kelley Murdock Tiernan Posted January 18, 2019 8:02 PM

    So sorry to hear of your loss. I always loved your mom and how patient she was with our shenanigans. Take comfort in the fact that she is at peace. Prayers and thoughts are with your families.

  • Deanna McDonald Eggleson Posted January 18, 2019 8:04 PM

    Marilyn was such a Sweet Lady Loved Her ❤️ My Thoughts and Prayers To All.

  • Doris Brown Posted January 18, 2019 8:17 PM

    Sorry for your family’s loss Lori

  • Joyce Scholes Jesmer Posted January 18, 2019 9:24 PM

    Marilyn and I were in the same class (58) in Morristown. I am so sad to hear of her passing. Prayers for the family.

  • Gary Turner Posted January 18, 2019 9:25 PM


  • Bob & Jo Anne Ott Posted January 18, 2019 9:26 PM

    Our deepest sympathy to all…💙

  • Janet and Oete Wheater Posted January 18, 2019 9:29 PM

    So sorry for your loss. Our friend Marilyn was a special lady and put a smile on everyone’s face.. Will miss you dear lady.

  • The Brooks Family Posted January 18, 2019 9:31 PM

    So sorry to hear of Marilyn’s passing. Our deepest sympathies to the family. Thinking of you all during this difficult time.

  • John. Varchaick Posted January 18, 2019 9:50 PM

    So sorry for your loss to all the Thompson family she will be misse9

  • The Cunningham’s Posted January 18, 2019 10:08 PM

    So very sorry McCormick family , Marilyn was a beautiful person we hope you find comfort in all your memories. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time ❤️

  • Kay & Jim Richards Posted January 18, 2019 10:23 PM

    So very sorry for your loss!! May you find comfort and peace with all of your wonderful memories!!!

  • Angie Calkins Posted January 18, 2019 11:49 PM

    May you fly with the birds and be guardian of the best! The Calkins and Warren families are thinking of you all at this difficult time. Keep the good memories close and each other closer. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. With love

  • dan&julie bruyere (fredericks) Posted January 19, 2019 7:26 AM

    our deepest sympathy to the Thompson family.

  • Jerry Reed Posted January 19, 2019 7:26 AM

    Kari and family sorry for your loss.

  • Lisa Sargent Posted January 19, 2019 7:42 AM

    Kellie, Kari, and family-
    We are so sorry for your loss. May you all find peace in your memories of her and the gifts she left behind. Our deepest sympathies- Scott, Lisa, Sydney, Cale, and Trent Sargent

  • The Westons Posted January 19, 2019 8:01 AM

    So sorry to hear of the loss of this great lady. Your families are in our thoughts and prayers. Our deepest sympathies. Keith, Angela, Paige, Trent, and Ashley

  • Nicole Heldt Posted January 19, 2019 8:01 AM

    Kellie and Kari. So sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you and your family.

  • Marela Fiacco Posted January 19, 2019 8:40 AM

    Kellie and Kari and family. I am very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Karen Spellacy Posted January 19, 2019 8:50 AM

    Kellie and Kari, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • kevin moore Posted January 19, 2019 8:57 AM

    So sorry to here of this thinking of you all god bless

  • David Barnes Posted January 19, 2019 9:20 AM

    Kellie, thinking of you at this time of loss.

  • Sharon laVigne Posted January 19, 2019 10:22 AM

    So sorry for your loss…I have her dog Tia with me and I love her so much.

  • Amanda, Jeff and Alexis Crump Posted January 19, 2019 10:46 AM

    Kari and Family,
    We are so sorry for your loss of your mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this very difficult time. May you find comfort and healing in your memories with her.

  • Janice Blackmer Gilmer Posted January 19, 2019 11:11 AM

    Sorry to hear of your loss of your Mom. Jut remember all the memories

  • BOB ,SUE MOORE Posted January 19, 2019 2:52 PM

    Thoughts and prayers. May she rest in peace

  • Rick and Trisha Sitts Posted January 19, 2019 3:33 PM

    Kari, Charlie, Paige and Madison.
    We are so very sorry for your loss.

  • Mark and Judy montroy Posted January 19, 2019 5:00 PM

    Our prayers go out to the family may your memories help to ease your pain

  • JP Phillips Posted January 19, 2019 5:13 PM

    Wonderful personality and a joy to be around! Some moments, no matter how brief, can have a profound impact on our lives. So sorry for you loss!

  • Melinda & Eric Miller Posted January 19, 2019 5:54 PM

    Sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Sue Young Posted January 19, 2019 6:26 PM

    So sorry for your loss Ron and Lori your all in my prays at this difficult time

  • Rajiv Narula Posted January 19, 2019 10:36 PM

    Dear Kellie and Kari,
    Sending my heartfelt condolences and hugs. Your mom lives on in the many lives she touched.
    Peace and Love<
    ~ Rajiv

  • Ellen washburn Posted January 20, 2019 5:38 AM

    I’m sooo sorry to hear of my good friends passing, she was a good person and I will miss my hugs .

  • Kent & Angie Backus Posted January 20, 2019 2:48 PM

    Please accept our deepest sympathy for your loss

  • Lynn and Beverly Thompson Posted January 20, 2019 7:54 PM

    Our sincere sympathy goes out to all of Marilyn’s family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Lisa & Michelle Young, Terry & Charles Young Posted January 21, 2019 6:23 AM

    Our deepest sympathy for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  • Annie Butterfield Posted January 21, 2019 8:09 AM

    Dear Kari and Kellie,
    I am very sorry to hear of the loss of your mom.

  • Kathy Edwards Posted January 21, 2019 11:42 AM

    We had many laughs when we worked together at Acco. She was such a kind and caring person. Condolences to her family.

  • Joan Mace Narrow Posted January 21, 2019 12:04 PM

    My condolences to your family, I fondly remember Marilyn from our high school days at MSC..

  • Ron & Mary Conant Posted January 21, 2019 4:30 PM

    We are very sorry for your loss rest in peace Marilyn.

  • Liz Havens Carpenter Posted January 22, 2019 12:24 AM

    So sorry for your loss. I know Marilyn will be missed.

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