Doris I. Lohr Thompson, age 92 of Fairchance passed away on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at her home with her loving family by her side. She was born in Fairchance on June 27, 1927 a daughter of Walter R. and Mabel I. Carr Lohr.
n addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her step sister, Ruth Ann Franklin.
Doris is survived by her husband of 63 years James Roy Thompson; children: James Raymond “Butch” and his wife, Jean (Roskovensky) of Fairchance, PA; and Alan Earl and his wife Terri (Hannan) of Smithfield, PA; 5 grandchildren: Sheena (Thompson) and her husband, Dr. Anthony Broering of Finleyville, PA; Drs. Phillip and his wife Jeanna (Mahaney) Thompson of De Soto, KS; and Brent and his wife Tanya (Null) Thompson of Smithfield, PA; Katie (Thompson) Cassarly and her husband, Joshua, of Pittsburgh, PA; and James Ross Thompson of Salt Lake City, UT; 8 great-grandchildren: Hannah, Sarah, Alice, and Emily Broering, Gunner and Maverick Thompson, Valencia and Ford Cassarly; 2 nephews, Jesus (Jay) and Matthew Franklin; dear friend, Lois Steve.
Doris graduated from Fairchance High School in 1945 and served on the reunion committee. She worked at Fairchance Union Supply for 12 years. She enjoyed babysitting her grandchildren. She loved to crochet, play bingo, bake, and cook for her family on special occasions. She was very proud of her family. Doris was famous for her peanut butter fudge and had many requests. She was a friendly person and served as Judge of Elections and on the Election Board in Fairchance for several years. She was active in her church, Trinity United Methodist, as a member of the Dorcas Class, choir, past treasurer, and had served on various committees.
The family wishes to thank Amedisys Hospice for the support and care they provided to Doris.
Doris’ family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. – 4 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at the Goldsboro-Fabry Funeral Home, Inc., 21 E. Church Street, Fairchance, PA 15436. Additional visitation, Monday from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., the hour of her funeral service Pastor Debra Lambert, officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset View Cemetery, Chalk Hill, PA.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Trinity Methodist Church, 27 N. Main Street, Fairchance, PA.
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