Willard A. Thompson

Born: Wed., Mar. 27, 1940
Died: Sat., Jul. 4, 2020


Visitation

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Fri., Jul. 10, 2020
Location: Donaldson-Mohney Funeral Home


Funeral Service

3:00 PM Fri., Jul. 10, 2020
Location: Donaldson-Mohney Funeral Home


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Willard A. Thompson, 80, of Transfer, passed away on July 4th, 2020 at UPMC Shenango Valley in Greenville following an extended illness.  
  
Willard was born on March 27th, 1940 to Willard E. and Alice L. (Comstock) Thompson in Sharpsville, PA. He graduated from Sharpsville High School class of 1958. He also graduated from the State Police Academy Hershey, PA in 1968. On June 5th, 1971 he married his wife Carolyn (Elliott) Thompson, who survives at home. He was of the Protestant faith.

Willard worked as the Police Chief for the Borough of Sharpsville Police Department. He also worked for Ponderosa Park in Salem, OH as the head of security. Willard was a member of the Sharpsville Service Club, Sharpsville Masonic Lodge 517, New Castle Consistory, Northwest PA and Mercer County Chief of Police organizations where he served as past president for both. He also was a member of Sharon American Legion 299, Farrell VFW 5286 and liked playing golf and racquet ball.
  
Willard is survived by his loving wife Carolyn Thompson.
  
He was preceded in death by father, Willard E. Thompson and mother, Alice L. Thompson.
  
Friends may call Friday July 10th, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Donaldson-Mohney Funeral Home, Sharpsville, PA.
    
Funeral services will be held on Friday July 10th, 2020 at 3:00 pm in the Donaldson-Mohney Funeral Home with Pastor Bruce Rosa officiating.

It is requested that visitors practice social distancing and wear masks for the safety of all. These safety practices will be mandatory.
  
Burial will take place in Riverside Cemetery Sharpsville, PA.

Arrangements entrusted to the Donaldson-Mohney Funeral Home & Cremation Service

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John Young
   Posted Tue July 07, 2020
My deepest sympathies Carol. JY

Richard Hibshman
   Posted Tue July 07, 2020
Thompson Family,
My sincere sympathy at the passing of Willard. "Woo" was one of my life-long friends and classmates. He was one of the great trio of Pork, Potts, and Woo. I will miss him so much. Richard Hibshman (Porky).

Phyllis Maykowski
   Posted Wed July 08, 2020
My deepest sympathy to Willards family. He was a policeman that your family could be proud of. Knew him when he first was on the police force. Sorry to hear of his passing. R.I.P. Willard.

Cindy(Erme)Caputo
   Posted Wed July 08, 2020
Sympathies and prayers to the family. God Bless
Cindy (Erme)Caputo

Bill & Alice
   Posted Thu July 09, 2020
Thompson Family;
Sorry for your loss, another brother gone.

Earl Simpson
   Posted Thu July 09, 2020
Willard will be sadly missed. He was a great man, the best Chief of police that Sharpsville had, and great to hunt with.

Clark Williamson
   Posted Fri July 10, 2020
Carolyn, you have my deepest sympathy. Woo was a great guy, I knew him for many years.
Sincerely,
Clark Williamson

Linda Bohach Bellisario
   Posted Sun July 12, 2020
Dear Carol, I used to be a neighbor on Ashton Ave. I lived next to Mrs. Connelly until I moved. I remember our evenings sitting in her back yard visiting. I can still see Woo pulling up next to the house in his cruiser. It was always a comforting feeling knowing that you lived two doors away. I have thought of you often over the years. I lost my husband just over a year ago after being married for 32 years. My deepest sympathy to you and I send you my best thoughts.

Lynn Eberhart Jones
   Posted Wed July 29, 2020
Hello Carolyn,
I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of your husband.Words are never adequate to express the sadness that such a loss brings. My hopes for you are that you may feel strength and comfort during this difficult time. I wish you moments of consolation and peace in remembering your husband. Memories can be such a great source of solace.
My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Warmly,
Lynn


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