LAFARGEVILLE, NY — Barbara Jean Thompson, 75, of County Route 5, LaFargeville, passed away, Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, at Hospice of Jefferson County at Ellis Farm, Watertown, NY, surrounded by her family.
Born July 17, 1946, at the family home on Carter Street Rd., LaFargeville, NY, she was a daughter of Clyde and Lola Bell Bigelow Albro.
She married Terry E. Thompson on July 26, 1964, in Dexter, NY. The couple owned and operated Thompson Farms and LA Quarry, both in LaFargeville, NY. After 43 years of marriage, he passed away Oct. 18, 2007.
Barbara enjoyed cooking, gardening, sewing, playing cards, holiday dinners and having a cup of coffee on the front porch with family and friends. Spending time with her children and grandchildren brought her the greatest joy.
Survivors include seven children, son, Jerry and Donelle Thompson, LaFargeville, NY, son, Terry “Tee” and Tracy Thompson, LaFargeville, NY, daughter, Brenda and Dan Wilkie, Depauville, NY, daughter, Stephanie and Bob Miller, Ovid, NY, son, Jack “Jackson” Thompson and Carrie Bourquin, LaFargeville, NY, daughter, Barbara “Barbie” McCarter, LaFargeville, NY, daughter, Connie Thompson, LaFargeville, NY; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; six siblings, sister, Audrey Clark, Evans Mills, NY, sister, Kay and Charles Clark, PA, sister, Linda Williams, LaFargeville, NY, brother, Ronald and Alice Albro, Theresa, NY, brother, Richard and Patty Albro, Watertown, NY, sister, Bonnie Blakley, MI; brother-in-law, Michael Fitchette, LaFargeville, NY; sister-in-law, Joyce Albro, Watertown, NY; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Her parents, her husband, a son, Vernon Thompson, a grandson, Dakota Miller, three sisters, Sally Baker, Sharon Albro, Glady Fitchette, a brother, Donald Albro, all passed away previously.
Family and friends are invited to a casual gathering at the family farm for a Celebration of Barbara’s Life from 9 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021.
Donations may be made to Hospice of Jefferson County at Ellis Farm, 1398 Gotham Street, Watertown, NY 13601.
Arrangements are with Frederick Bros. Funeral Home, Theresa, NY.
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