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Bonnie L. Thompson

July 25, 2018

Bonnie L. Thompson, 71, Kissimmee, FL and formerly of Pine St., Watertown passed away Wednesday morning, July 25, 2018, in Florida.

Calling hours will be held at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown on Monday, July 30 from 5 - 7PM. The funeral service will be at the funeral home on Tuesday, July 31, at 11AM with Rev. H. Michael Gaffney presiding followed by burial in Brookside Cemetery.

Bonnie was born in Watertown on March 17, 1947, daughter of Harry Edmund and Christine L. Baker Booth. After graduation she attended JCC.

On June 27, 1964 she married Jerry O. Thompson in Watertown with Rev. John Kelly officiating. Mr. Thompson died January 21, 2003.

She retired from BOCES as a teacher's assistant after twenty years. She then went to work for the Osceola School District in Florida for eight years before her final retirement. Bonnie loved to go on cruises, cooking, dancing, and being around family and friends. She was a part of the Dance Club, Bocce Club, and many other clubs in Solivita.

Bonnie is survived by her son, Jerry O. "Jay" Thompson, Jr. and wife, BillieJo, Dexter; daughter, Shellie T. Fazio, Orlando, FL; four grandchildren, Joseph and Victoria Thompson and Brayden and Kyan Fazio; two brothers, John M. Booth and wife, Donna, Philadelphia, NY and Ronald E. Booth and wife, Nancy, Watertown; two sisters-in-law, Priscilla Booth, Watertown and Donna L. Booth, Dexter; and several nieces, nephews, and

In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942. Online condolences to her family may be posted at www.cummingsfuneral.com.

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#3 Jim & Rosemary Leone 2018-08-04 13:33
So sorry could not attend services. Bonnie was one fantastic lady and will be missed by all. She stayed with us couple of times when we lived in Syracuse to catch early morning flight and we would reminisce.
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#2 Barry Thompson 2018-08-03 16:58
Jay and Shellie, so sorry I was sick and no one from our side of the family could make the service. Your mother was always one of my favorite people she always had a smile when I was around her. It is to bad I only realized she was in Orlando now as I work there at least once per year.

Love to both of you!

Barry
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#1 Kelly Boyanski 2018-07-28 10:18
My dear, sweet Aunt Bonnie. I was so blessed to have had you in my life. You taught me so much, starting from a young age but never ending. I suspect I will still learn from your life and your legacy and hopefully share with my own children the things I learned from you. Things like making candy, but also the less tangible stuff, like empathy and compassion. And how to be a good person without even trying. They already know how to be stubborn! Hahahah. We love you, Aunt Bon. You will be sorely missed and never forgotten. Tell my father I said hello. I miss him endlessly but I know he’s in a better place now, as are you.
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