D. Lorraine (Stewart) Thompson

Born: Sat., Jun. 29, 1940
Died: Thu., Jul. 5, 2018


5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Thu., Jul. 26, 2018
Location: Sugar Grove Free Methodist Church

Memorial Service

11:00 AM Fri., Jul. 27, 2018
Location: Sugar Grove Free Methodist Church

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D. Lorraine Thompson, 78, of Erie and formerly of Sugar Grove, passed away Thursday, July 5, 2018 at St. Mary’s East in Erie.

She was born June 29, 1940, in Corry, PA, a daughter to the late Charles and Faith (Hassel) Stewart. Lorraine was previously a member of the Sugar Grove Free Methodist Church and more recently, a member of the New Vision Free Methodist Church in Erie. She was a foster care recruiter and huge advocate for abused children. Her family was a very significant part of her life; they cherished and loved her. Lorraine enjoyed painting, animals and the company of others.

She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 53 years, John Kent Thompson, of Erie; a daughter, Jane (Lynn) Johnson of Erie and their children, Soraya and Khanh Johnson; a son, Brent (Alma) Thompson of Columbus, OH and their children, Charis, Daniel and Trent Thompson; a son, Stewart (Tammy) Thompson of Brocton, NY and their children, Joshua, Lydia and Ava Thompson; a son, Rick (Wyvonnia) Thompson of Warren and their children Zachariah and Samuel Thompson; a son, John (Samantha) Thompson of Stillwater, OK and their children Jaxton and Asa Thompson; two granddaughters, Teresa Rounds and Sonya Onink and two additional grandson’s; a great-grandson, Wyatt and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Lorraine was preceded in death by her daughter, Janet Miles, her sister, Temple Butler and her brother, Frederick Stewart.

Friends will be received on Thursday, July 26 at the Sugar Grove Free Methodist Church from 5:00-7:00pm. A memorial service will be held there at 11:00am on Friday, July 27. Burial will follow in the Cherry Hill Cemetery in Sugar Grove.

Memorial donations may be made to Parkinson’s Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY 10018 or International Child Care Ministries, 770 N. High School Rd. Indianapolis, IN 46214.

The Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services have been entrusted with all arrangements. Condolences to the family may be made at www.nelsonfuneralhome.net.

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Curtis Thompson
   Posted Sun July 08, 2018
Dear Kent:
We grieve with you, cousin and brother in Christ! I cannot imagine the pain and loss you have experienced, but we know that God is your comfort and strength. Be assured that we are standing with you in prayer and our thoughts!
In Christ’s love,
Curt and Maureen Thompson

Betty Lou Conklin
   Posted Tue July 24, 2018
My deepest sympathies to you and your family.
Betty Lou

Karen & Gary Swanson
   Posted Thu July 26, 2018
Dear Kent and family, so very sorry to hear of Lorraine's passing.She was a very sweet lady! Sending our thoughts and prayers and our deepest sympathy to all of you!

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