Lura M. Thompson, 81
She is survived by her children, Sandra Beard of Hudson, Richard Thompson of Framingham, Shirley Delano of Oxford, Susan Jones of Virginia, and Michael Thompson of Marlborough. She was also the mother of the late Joseph Thompson and Marietta Thompson. She is also survived by her brothers, Walter Brazeau of Hudson, Arthur Brazeau of Marlborough, Victor Brazeau of California, and Paul and John Brazeau of Connecticut; her sisters, Lydia Whitcomb of Marlborough and Rita Young of Florida; 10 grandsons; one granddaughter; and three great-grandchildren.
She attended St. Anthony’s School and St. Anne’s Academy, Marlborough and Marlborough High School. Upon graduation, she began working as a switchboard operator in Worcester. She later worked at Diamond Shoe and Addison Footwear, both in Marlborough.
She joined the Boy Scouts of America in 1971 as a den mother, moving up to commissioner. She was an active and devoted member of the Assembly of God, where she taught Sunday School for 10 years. At the closing of the church, she joined New Hope Chapel, Westborough, where she was presently worshipping. She enjoyed bingo as well as crocheting and will be missed by her many close friends.
Visiting hours will be held Wednesday, Nov. 20, from 4 – 7 p.m., at the Slattery Funeral Home, 40 Pleasant St., Marlborough. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Nov. 21, at 10 a.m., at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Wilson Street in Marlborough.
Donations may be made to the New Hope Chapel Building Fund, 30 Milk St., Westborough, MA 01581.
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