In Loving Memory Of

Phyllis Thompson Maiden: Fitzpatrick

September 07, 1926 - January 08, 2018
of Grande Prairie


Phyllis Irene Thompson passed away peacefully, at the QEII Hospital on Monday, January 8, 2018, at the age of 91 years, with family by her side.

Phyllis was born September 7, 1926 in Grande Prairie, AB, to Anna Alzina and Phillip Frances Fitzpatrick, the second child of five children. She was raised on the north side of Kleskun Hill on the family farm. She attended high school in Grande Prairie. After graduating, she went to Victoria, BC and started Nursing School on September 11, 1944. She graduated in 1947, and her nursing career spanned 18 years in total but not concurrently.

On November 22, 1949, Phyllis married Dale Bennett Thompson in Grande Prairie. Together they farmed in the Bezanson area and raised two children.

Left to cherish her memory are: daughter, Janice (Ernie) Matvichuk and their family: Janel (Steve) Pelletier and Sophie, Scott (Jamie) Matvichuk, and Karter and Kooper; son, Jim (Cheryl) Thompson and their family: Erin Thompson, Kim (Denny) Ponto and their family: Ashton (Logan), Matthew (Alyssa), Fallon, Kieran, Hadley, and Brynlee, and Kristin Thompson (Marshall Dent), Brett (Taylor), Jackson and Fancey; as well as two siblings: Dennis and Elaine.

Phyllis was predeceased by her beloved husband Dale, in 1998, her parents, brother Tom, and infant sister Rose.

Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 11:00am at St Joseph Catholic Church (10404 102 St. Grande Prairie, AB). Refreshment and fellowship to follow.

Donations in memory of Phyllis may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Funeral Service

Funeral Mass
January 18, 2018
11:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church - Grande Prairie - CWL



Grande Prairie Cemetery
84th Ave. and 112th St.
Grande Prairie, AB


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