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David P. Thompson

September 1st, 2021

David P. Thompson, age 72, a life-long resident of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on September 1, 2021, at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington.

Dave was the beloved husband of Yvonne C. (Dennett) Thompson of Wilmington, devoted father of Catherine Thompson of Wilmington and Marianne McPherson and her husband Thomas of Stoneham. Loving “Papa” of Tristan, Colin, Anthony, Daniel, Julia and Jacob. Cherished son of the late George and Julia (Sciarappa) Thompson. Dave is also survived by many brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will gather for a Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday, September 7th at 10:00 a.m. in St. Thomas of Villanova Church, 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington, MA. Interment will follow in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington, MA.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Dave’s memory to a Charity of One’s Choice.

Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of the Nichols Funeral Home, Wilmington. www.nicholsfuneralhome.com

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19 Entries in Guest Book for “David P. Thompson”

  1. Maryjanegallucci says:

    I am so sorry for your loss

  2. Jimmy McHugh says:

    Mrs.Thompson, Cathy, Marianne,
    We are so sorry for your Loss. Sending our Thoughts and Prayers to you all during this difficult Time.

  3. Marcy st clair says:

    Yvonne ,Cathy & Marianne , My Heartfelt Condolences , May Dave Rest in Eternal Peace .Love & Hugs ….Be Strong & Stay Safe .

  4. Karen Crocker says:

    Evie, Cathy, & Marianne, I’m sorry to hear of David’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
    Karen

  5. Nancy MacDougall-Goyette says:

    Yvonne, Cathy and Marianne I’m so sorry for your heartfelt loss. Dave was loved by our entire family. Please know your in my thoughts and prayers????

  6. Amy says:

    Wishing you peace to bring comfort, the courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. Today and always, may fond memories bring you peace, support, and strength. With our love and deepest sympathy. Love Amy & Lenny

  7. Jennifer Splaine Crane says:

    Marianne, I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of your dad.

  8. Deborah Harrington says:

    Evie and family, was so surprised to hear of Dave’s passing.
    Hope the happy memories will help at this difficult time.
    My sincerest condolences to you.
    Debbie

  9. Walter Palino says:

    Evie and the whole family , sorry to hear of Dave’s passing he was a great person and will be missed by all. My, and my whole family, keep you guys in our thoughts and prayers.

  10. Veronica buckley says:

    Mrs Thompson and family
    I am so sorry to hear about Dave we been friends for so many years
    Always called Dave to tell him there was no school
    I pray that you and family find comfort I will miss him
    He’s the angel that going to watch over you
    Again I am very sorry for your loss

  11. Brian S Minkle says:

    So sorry for you loss Dave was a wonderful friend and coworker
    He will be missed

  12. Cindy McGregor says:

    Sorry for your loss. I worked with Dave and enjoyed the interesting conversations we had while waiting to do our kindergarten routes. He will
    be missed.

  13. Barbara says:

    Evie, I’m so sorry for your loss. We have fond memories of Dave. Sending prayers to you and your family.

  14. Mike Trombly says:

    Dave worked many years with me and I have such fond memories of him. He possessed a lighthearted demeanor and had a wonderful sense of humor. Dave was beloved by the children that he carefully and safely carried every school day. He was also cherished by the parents of those children. My heartfelt condolences to the family. May Dave be a guiding light for you. God bless.

  15. Dan DiMento says:

    Evie, Cathy & Marianne, We were so sorry to hear of David’s passing. I have so many fond memories of spending time on the farm and We know how close you are as a family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all and We know how
    Much he will be missed. I will make a donation to our local community organic farm oh his name.

  16. Chris DiCecca says:

    Sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  17. Claire Touseau says:

    I am a teacher in Andover and Dave was one of my favorite bus drivers! He always took such great care of our children. He will be missed by many.

  18. John Rex says:

    To the Thompson Family,
    I want to offer my condolences on the passing of Dave. My thoughts and prayers are with your entire family. I have been a PE Teacher at Bancroft Elementary school in Andover for the past 18 years. Dave was way more than just a bus driver to me. Everyday I would walk my students out on my bus duty and Dave and I would point at each other as our greeting. i even got my students involved in our pointing game and we did it everday, always looking forward to when he would drive by us and usually stop and give me a different Boston Sports update. I am sad today to learn of his passing. He was a Bancroft legend and he will be deeply missed. RIP Dave. God Bless.

  19. Kasia Janasik says:

    I am so sorry for the loss. I am one of the parents from Andover and Dave was our favorite and the best driver ever. Not only knew the area, but each child and their parents. I wish we knew about his passing. He drove my older daughter to school from day one in kindergarten now in college and started on our second daughter who is in third grade. She was so disappointed not seeing him this year. Our deepest condolences to the whole family.

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