THOMPSON, Margery Kathleen (nee Sleight) May 21, 1922 September 15, 2012
Margery Thompson (nee Sleight) passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 15 at the Southwood Hospice in Calgary at the age of 90 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her son David (Marilyn) Thompson; daughter Lesley Gomez (David) all of Calgary; three grandchildren Peter Gomez (Kimberley) of Aurora, CO, Kimberly Reina Gomez of Calgary and Gordon Thompson (Dawn) of Okotoks; four great-grandchildren Emerson, Avery and Weston Gomez and Liam Thompson; also two sisters-in-law, Geraldine Thompson and Marion (Bunny) Thompson, both of Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. She was predeceased by her husband of 62 years, Elmer (2009), her son Allan Thompson (2005), her sister Catherine Porter (1990) and brother William “Bill” Sleight. Marge was born and raised in Brooks, Alberta. She married Elmer in 1947 and moved to Edmonton where they resided for 60 years. In 2007, she and Elmer moved to Calgary to live with their daughter and son-in-law. A celebration of Margery’s life will take place at Strathearn United Church (8510 95 Avenue, Edmonton) on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Sandy Ferguson, officiating. If friends so desire, tributes in Margery’s memory may be made to the Strathearn United Church Memorial Fund. Messages of condolence may be forwarded to the family at www.piersons.ca. Arrangements are in care of PIERSON’S FUNERAL SERVICE, Calgary. Telephone 403 235-3602.