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William J. Thompson

August 21, 1956 ~ February 7, 2024 (age 67) 67 Years Old
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William Thompson Obituary

William J. Thompson Jr., 67, of Mineral Ridge, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Wednesday, February 7, 2024 at the Cleveland Clinic. 
Bill was born on August 21, 1956 in Warren, the son of William J. and Patricia McCabe Thompson Sr.. 
Bill was a 1975 graduate of Mineral Ridge High School and then went on to volunteer at the Weathersfield Volunteer Fire Department for 37 years, becoming Lieutenant in 1985.
He was a member of the Trumbull County HazMat Team, rising to the ranks of Assistant Chief before retiring in 2011. 
Bill worked with his father at Thompson Tire and later at Warren Fire Equipment (MES) for 37 years as a warehouse supervisor. He enjoyed hunting, golfing, yard work, and just tinkering in the garage.
 He will be deeply missed by his wife Kimberly Maust Thompson, whom he married August 19, 1995, two sons William J. Thompson III and his wife Alysa of Chardon, Aidan J. Thompson at home, his sister Kimberly Leasure and her husband Gary of Howland, his brother-in-law William F. Maust and his wife Deborah of Canfield, and several nieces and nephews. 
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Friends may call Saturday, February 10, 2024 from 9:00am to 10:30 a.m. at the Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles. 
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Niles preceded by a 10:30 a.m. prayer service at the funeral home. 
Burial will be in Lordstown Cemetery. 
Material contributions can be made to St. Helen’s Catholic Church, with regards to their LifeTeen program, 12060 Kinsman Road, Newbury, Ohio 44065 or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society 3 International drive, Suite 200 Rye Brook, New York 10573. 


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February 10, 2024

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home
457 Robbins Ave.
Niles, OH 44446

Mass of Christian Burial
February 10, 2024

11:00 AM
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Niles


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