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Edward Thompson

December 17, 1934 ~ October 11, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old


Edward Thompson, 88, of Stafford County passed away on Wednesday, October 11, 2023 at home surrounded by his loved ones.

Edward retired after serving in the United States Air Force. He also worked and later retired from the F.D.N.Y. He was the Past President of Emerald Society F.D.N.Y. Edward was the American Legion Post 290 Historian and also the American Legion Department of Virginia Historian.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Thompson; children Lawrence Thompson (Anne Marie), Helen Thompson (Jim Mitchell), Mary Fedorochko (Gary), Richard Thompson (Lori), and Susan Thompson (Ollie); grandchildren Molly Reis, Tara, Kyle, Aubrey, Rory, Aidan, Fiona, Padraig, Casey Joyce, Sean, and Neil; and great-grandchildren Mia, Brody, and Brooks. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Helen Thompson; and brother Frank Thompson.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Monday, October 16, 2023 at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg. The American Legion will be performing a ceremony at 6:30pm.  A service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 17, 2023 at St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Quantico National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Tunnel to Towers Foundation.


October 16, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg
10830 Patriot Highway
Fredericksburg, VA 22408

October 17, 2023

10:30 AM
St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church (Fredericksburg)
1009 Stafford Avenue
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Interment following funeral service
October 17, 2023

Quantico National Cemetery
18424 Joplin Road
Triangle, VA 22172


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